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Species Megalocoleus molliculus

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids and Allies)
Suborder Heteroptera (True Bugs)
Infraorder Cimicomorpha
Superfamily Miroidea
Family Miridae (Plant Bugs)
Subfamily Phylinae
Tribe Phylini
Subtribe Oncotylina
Genus Megalocoleus
Species molliculus (Megalocoleus molliculus)
Range
native to, and widespread throughout, the Palaearctic, adventive in our area (e. NA: NS-ON-MI to VA-MO)(1)
Food
mostly on Asteraceae(1)
Remarks
earliest NA record: MA 1916(2)