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Harpocera thoracica - Male On average the males are much darker (blackish) than the females, but dark females also occur:<br />
<figure class="photo"><a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/image/79381/harpocera_thoracica_-_dark_female.html" title="Harpocera thoracica - Dark female"><img src="https://s3.amazonaws.com/media.jungledragon.com/images/3043/79381_thumb.jpg?AWSAccessKeyId=05GMT0V3GWVNE7GGM1R2&Expires=1609372810&Signature=aUtIxn5IttM3tPxbF52R2OuKI7E%3D" width="200" height="114" alt="Harpocera thoracica - Dark female On average the males are much darker (blackish) than the females, but dark females also occur. The male is more slender and has conspicuously inflated ends of the second antenna segment:<br />
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The male is more slender and has conspicuously inflated ends of the second antenna segment. Harpocera,Harpocera thoracica,Jane's garden,Miridae,Phylinae,Phylini,nl: Voorjaarseikenblindwants Click/tap to enlarge

Harpocera thoracica - Male

On average the males are much darker (blackish) than the females, but dark females also occur:

Harpocera thoracica - Dark female On average the males are much darker (blackish) than the females, but dark females also occur. The male is more slender and has conspicuously inflated ends of the second antenna segment:<br />
https://www.jungledragon.com/image/93236/harpocera_thoracica_-_male.html Harpocera,Harpocera thoracica,Jane's garden,Miridae,Phylinae,Phylini,nl: Voorjaarseikenblindwants

The male is more slender and has conspicuously inflated ends of the second antenna segment.

    comments (5)

  1. Neat to see the difference from male to female. Posted 7 months ago
    1. Yes - shame on me (!) - I had the female in the image above uploaded here as a male, probably just quick and dirty based on colour without paying attention to detail *rolleyes* ... oh well, corrected now ... Posted 7 months ago
      1. Ah, well...don't be hard on yourself! Your superhuman insect-ID suit barely has a dent in it. Posted 7 months ago
        1. If you don't tell anyone, I won't either and it'll be our secret and I get away clean :o) Posted 7 months ago
          1. Okay, sounds like a plan. We will keep it between us. ;) Posted 7 months ago

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''Harpocera thoracica'' is a species of bugs from Miridae family.

Similar species: True Bugs
Species identified by Pudding4brains
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By Pudding4brains

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Uploaded Apr 26, 2020.