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Genus Collaria

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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 Collaria
Numbers
3 species in North America
Size
6-8 mm ?
Range
eastern half of US and southeastern Canada
- C. meilleurii appears to be the most widespread (Plant Bugs of the World)
also represented in Africa and in Central and South America
Habitat
fields, meadows
Food
grasses (Poaceae)