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Species Harmostes reflexulus

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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 Pentatomomorpha
Superfamily Coreoidea (Leatherbugs)
Family Rhopalidae (Scentless Plant Bugs)
Subfamily Rhopalinae
Tribe Harmostini
Genus Harmostes
Species reflexulus (Harmostes reflexulus)
Explanation of Names
Harmostes reflexulus (Say 1832)
Size
7-9.5 mm(1)
Identification
Sides of pronotum not toothed/crenulate. First antennomere surpassing apex of head
Range
so. Canada to Mexico; Cuba(2)
Habitat
usually on herbs in fields (often on flowers)(1)
Life Cycle
Overwinters as adults
See Also
in H. fraterculus, first antennal segment does not extend beyond apex of head
Works Cited
1.How to Know the True Bugs
Slater, James A., and Baranowski, Richard M. 1978. Wm. C. Brown Company.
2.Catalog of the Heteroptera, or True Bugs of Canada and the Continental United States
Thomas J. Henry, Richard C. Froeschner. 1988. Brill Academic Publishers.