15 Jan 2020 19:28:15
Phum Prêk Pôpél, Koh Kong, Cambodia
Added to iNaturalist
17 Jan 2020 14:05:51
19 Jun 2020 18:23:06
Nicostratus sp. feeding on fruit of Melaleuca cajuputi. Mimic of Crematogastor spp. ants. ID Credit: Yashwanth HM.
Identifications and Comments
Identification by geechartier at 17 Jan 2020 14:05:53
Taxon: Rhyparochromidae [family]
Identification by wongun at 17 Jan 2020 17:07:32
Taxon: Miridae [family]
Comment by claasdamken at 18 Jan 2020 06:36:39
This is a very nice observation.
Comment by geechartier at 19 Jan 2020 11:25:32
@wongun, I have been told elsewhere that this is in Nicostratus Distant, 1904, Surinamellini, Deraeocorinae, Miridae. That taxon is missing from iNaturalist. When I am back on my computer, I will flag for curation.
Comment by wongun at 19 Jan 2020 11:44:37
The genus has been entered into iNat with some species.
Identification by geechartier at 19 Jan 2020 12:35:42
Taxon: Nicostratus [genus]
ID Credit: Yeshwanth HM
Comment by geechartier at 19 Jan 2020 12:36:55
@wongun thank you
Observation content (c) Gerard Chartier, some rights reserved (CC BY)