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Species Compsidolon salicellum

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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 Compsidolon
Species salicellum (Compsidolon salicellum)
Explanation of Names
Compsidolon salicellum (Herrich-Schaeffer 1841)
Range
native to the Palaearctic (widespread), adventive in NA (Maritime Canada + Pacific Northwest)(1)
Food
Apple, Rubus spp., European filbert(1)
Remarks
earliest NA record: BC 1952(2)
Works Cited
1.A Synthesis of the Holarctic Miridae (Heteroptera): Distribution, Biology, and Origin, with Emphasis on North America
A. G., Jr. Wheeler & Thomas J. Henry. 1992. Entomological Society of America.
2.Alien true bugs (Hemiptera: Heteroptera) in Canada: composition and adaptations
Scudder G.G.E., Foottit R.G. 2006. The Canadian Entomologist 138: 24-51.