Castolus tricolor

Three-colored Assassin

Assassin Bug photo from Costa Rica, Reduviidae, subfamily Harpactorinae



Family: Reduviidae

Subfamily: Harpactorinae

Tribe: Harpactorini


Photo location: Monteverde, Puntarenas, Costa Rica.

Males of this species are unknown. It may be the case that they differ substantially in appearance from the females, and have been named a different name.

Thanks to Dr. Dimitri Forero for ID of this insect and for the information about the "missing males.".








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