Rhiginia cruciata

Assassin Bug


Rhiginia cruciata, Assassin bug in family Reduviidae

 

 

 

Family: Reduviidae

Subfamily: Ectrichodiinae

Length: 12-16 mm

 

The scutellum of Rhiginia cruciata is at least partly black, and there is a two-lobed dark spot on the the posterior lobe of the pronotum. The legs are yellowish-brown marked with black.

Blatchley (1926) reported that an occasional female is almost wholly dark.

The species has been collected most often from under logs; it is occasionally swept from vegetation.

Rhiginia cruciata, Assassin Bug, Anterior of bug

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