Eggs The eggs are barrel-shaped, averaging mm long by mm wide. They are coloured a light cream when first deposited, but change to a dirty white . Graphosoma lineatum. Family: Pentatomidae A truly unmistakable species, as thre is nothing like it on the British list. There are, however, other species on the. Species: Graphosoma lineatum. Name. Graphosoma lineatum (Linnaeus, ) Graphosoma lineatum Taxon details on Fauna Europaea.
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The sexes can only be distinguished by examination of the genitalia. This file contains additional information such as Exif metadata which may have been added by the digital camera, scanner, or software program used to create or digitize it.
Female fifth-instar nymphs are generally larger, being 8. The body is almost round, with a large shield. The legs are mostly liineatum orange, which distinguishes it from its relative, G. JPG Graphosoma italicum italicum. Continuing to use www. Illustrations of nymphs are provided in Nguyen Ban The brown pigment is particularly abundant in the thorax, legs and antennae. The first rostral article often remains pale yellow, the last three articles are black.
The bold red and black warning colours aposematism indicate that the insects are foul-tasting, protecting them from predators. A colour illustration of an adult is provided in Chinery and a colour photograph appears in Zahradnik and Chvala The abdomen is yellow with brown spots.
This page was last edited on 2 Novemberat Wikispecies has information related to Graphosoma lineatum.
Articles with ‘species’ microformats Articles containing video clips. The validity of G. The orange and black warning colours aposematism indicate that the insects are foul-tasting, protecting them from predators. You may do so in any reasonable manner, but not in any way that suggests the licensor endorses you or your use. Adults Adults in this family are characterized by the presence of a large scutellum covering almost the whole abdomen, and tarsi with three articles.
It inflects at the junction of articles 1 and 2 when the insect is feeding. The pronotum has six black bands. The nymphs do not have the red-black stripe pattern, instead they are mostly brownish or grayish.
By feeding on seeds, G. Knowledge Bank home Change location. It now occurs in northern France Bruge, Its spread in north-western Europe, along the Atlantic seaboard, has been the slowest. Nymphs and adults feed on host flowers and seeds. If you would like to, you can learn more about the cookies we use.
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Legs are usually red.