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Cotton stainers family

The photo is showing cotton stainers (Dysdercus andreae) on a Thespesia grandiflora seed. This insects are known as St. Andrew's cotton stainers because the white X in the wings recalls the cross used during the martyrdom of St. Andrew. Here in Puerto Rico there're two host plants for this insects wich are Thespesia populnea and Thespesia grandiflora.

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Aguadilla, Puerto Rico
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© Jeremy Casado.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 10.2015
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Date Uploaded: Oct. 20, 2015, 6:51 p.m.
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Camera Model: NIKON D3000
Focal Length: 12.1mm
Shutter Speed: 1/8
Aperture: f11
ISO: ISO200
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