Ecology

Associations

Animal / parasitoid / endoparasitoid
larva of Hemyda vittata is endoparasitoid of Troilus luridus
Remarks: Other: uncertain

In Great Britain and/or Ireland:
Animal / predator
nymph of Troilus luridus is predator of larva of Chrysomelidae

Animal / predator
adult of Troilus luridus is predator of adult of Lepidoptera

Animal / predator
nymph of Troilus luridus is predator of larva of Syrphidae

Foodplant / sap sucker
gregarious nymph (1st instar) of Troilus luridus sucks sap of Trees

Animal / predator
adult of Troilus luridus is predator of adult of Coleoptera

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Molecular Biology and Genetics

Molecular Biology

Statistics of barcoding coverage: Troilus luridus

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Specimens with Barcodes: 2
Species With Barcodes: 1
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Wikipedia

Troilus luridus

Troilus luridus is a species of shield bug.

Description[edit]

Final instar nymph

Troilus luridus is a large predatory shieldbug in the family Pentatomidae. It measures about 10 to 12 mm in length.[2]

The shieldbug has an orange band on the penultimate antennal segment. The legs are brown and the scutellum lacks an orange tip.[3]

It is one of four carnivorous species found in Britain of the predominantly phytophagous Pentatomidae insect family.[4]

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