Pselliopus nr. mirabilis

Bracelet Assassin Bug

Pselliopus sp., image from Guatemala


Family: Reduviidae

Subfamily: Harpactorinae

Length: bug in photo 10 mm


The genus name comes from an ancient Greek word meaning bracelet, and has reference to the ringed leg markings found in this genus.

Photo location: El Hato, north of Antigua, Guatemala.

Determined by Dr. Manuel Baena, I. E. S. Trassierra, Spain.

See also Pselliopus cinctus and Pselliopus barberi.

Neotropical species of Pselliopus, Central America

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