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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.

TAGS: Puerto Rico

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Aguadilla, Puerto Rico
Member since 2015
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© Jeremy Casado.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 10.2015
Total Views: 44
Filed Under: Natural World
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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
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PHOTO LOCATION Aguadilla, Puerto Rico