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Species Leptopterna dolabrata - Meadow Plant Bug

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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 Mirinae
Tribe Stenodemini
Genus Leptopterna
Species dolabrata (Meadow Plant Bug)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Leptopterna dolabrata (Linnaeus)
Orig. Comb: Cimex dolabratus Linnaeus, 1758
Syn: Miris dolabratus (Linnaeus)
Numbers
3 Nearctic spp. (1)
Size
7-10 mm
Identification
Stiff black setae on A1 with at least some longer and more erect than rest; A1 ~ (head width); female with A2 much thinner than front tibiae (2)
Range
widely dist. in NA, but less common across s. US (NM-GA-NS-BC) (1)
native to Europe, adventive in NA (first record: MA 1832)(3)(4)
Habitat
fields, meadows
Season
Apr-July (BG data)
Food
mainly grasses; vetch and cranberry also reported as hosts