Neomegalotomus sp.

Broad-headed Bugs

Neomegalotomus sp., a Broad-headed Bug photo, French Guiana


Family: Alydidae

Subfamily: Alydinae

Length: 10 - 11 mm in the genus


At one time species in this genus were placed in genus Megalotomus, but in modern taxonomy all species of Megalotomus are Holarctic (Schaefer and Ahmad, 2008).

Photo location: Montagne de Kaw, French Guiana.

Determined by Dr. Harry Brailovsky Alperowitz, Colección Nacional de Insectos, Mexico.

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