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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Species Harmostes reflexulus

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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)
7-9.5 mm(1)
s. CAN / all US states / Mex. / Cuba - Map (2)(3)
usually on herbs in fields (often on flowers)(1)
Life Cycle
Overwinters as adults
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.
3.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)