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Tectocoris lineola

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Kingdom  Animalia
Class  Insecta
Family  Scutelleridae
Rank  Species
Phylum  Arthropoda
Order  Hemiptera
Genus  Tectocoris
Tectocoris lineola

Tectocoris lineola, the Jewel Bug or Harlequin Bug, is a species of shield-backed bugs belonging to the family Scutelleridae.

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Description

Tectocoris lineola can reach a length of about 13 millimetres (0.51 in). Body is dull reddish ochraceous, with a finely punctate upper surface. The anterior area of pronotum and basal area of scutellum show metallic greenish reflections.

Distribution

This species is present in New Guinea and Australia.

References

Tectocoris lineola Wikipedia


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