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Coreidae Nymph by melvynyeo Coreidae Nymph by melvynyeo
Taken at night in Singapore.

ID suggested by Candicatv2
Quote from en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Coreidae
The Coreidae are a large family of predominantly herbivorous insects (leaf-footed bugs) that belong in the hemipteran suborder Heteroptera.[1] More than 1,900 species are placed in over 270 genera.[2] They vary in size from 7 to 45 mm long, making the larger species some of the biggest heteropterans. The body shape of coreids is quite variable, with some species broadly oval while others are slender. Coreids are found throughout the world, but most species are found in the tropics and subtropics.

In North America, they are colloquially called "squash bugs", because some species, such as Anasa tristis, are pests of squash plants and other cucurbits.[3][4] They are also called “leaf-footed bugs” due to the leaf-like expansions some species have on their hind legs.

Some coreids, such as Phyllomorpha laciniata, exhibit parental care by carrying their eggs. This behaviour can protect the eggs from parisitism.
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Candicatv2 Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2015  New Deviant Hobbyist Artist
I found your beautiful photo after long hours of trying to distinguish Milkweed Assassin nymphs from Leaf-Footed nymphs. I believe what you have here is actually a Leaf-Footed nymph. Notice the leaf-shape on the hind legs. Such a gorgeous detailed shot though!
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melvynyeo Featured By Owner Aug 24, 2015
Yes, i think you are right! :) Thanks for the correction :)
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indolencja Featured By Owner Aug 9, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
amazing!
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EmChompski Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2013
Badass!
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melvynyeo Featured By Owner Sep 27, 2013
:)
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ShellyBad Featured By Owner Mar 31, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
:clap:
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melvynyeo Featured By Owner Apr 1, 2013
:)
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benas1971 Featured By Owner Nov 17, 2012
super
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melvynyeo Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2012
Thank you!! :)
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lucasblahblah Featured By Owner Nov 9, 2012  Hobbyist General Artist
Wow they look even more evil when they're nymphs .____.
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melvynyeo Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2012
:)
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ahape Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2012
love the color
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melvynyeo Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2012
Thank you!! :)
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herofan135 Featured By Owner Nov 7, 2012  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Really cool, such colours! :wow:
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melvynyeo Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2012
Thank you!! :)
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Tsuani-Inushiro Featured By Owner Nov 6, 2012
''Even species that prey only on insects can inflict painful bites on humans with inflammations that can persist for several days. ''

OMG
When I was a child, I created these insects in my garden! O__O
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melvynyeo Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2012
They are great for pest control :)
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esemese Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2012  Professional
Nice pic, great colors!
I believe I got bitten by one of those when I was a teen. It was painful, but not dangerous, I never recognized the bug, it was not this red, but indeed a bright orange color.
Sadly I didn't got any spider powers or something ):
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melvynyeo Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2012
Ouch! :) Thank you!! :)
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DAVIDHIE89 Featured By Owner Nov 5, 2012
Wow nice red!
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melvynyeo Featured By Owner Nov 26, 2012
Thank you!! :)
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