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pyrops candelaria. Although the Lantern Bug can be found in...
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Image #: DSC_4286-40001
Species: pyrops candelaria
Location: withheld, Malaysia
Description: Although the Lantern Bug can be found in many tropical countries, the pyrops species are found only in Southeast Asia. These hemipteran insects have been around for more than 300 million years. They possess a long odd looking beak called a rostrum or proboscis, which it uses to pierce tree barks to suck the sap.
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