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Species Ischnodemus falicus

Right where James Trager said they would be! - Ischnodemus falicus - male - female Bug - Ischnodemus falicus Bug - Ischnodemus falicus Blissidae, dorsal - Ischnodemus falicus Blissidae nymph, dorsal - Ischnodemus falicus Spartina bug - Ischnodemus falicus mating spartina bugs - Ischnodemus falicus - male - female Blissidae - Ischnodemus falicus
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 Lygaeoidea
Family Blissidae
Genus Ischnodemus
Species falicus (Ischnodemus falicus)
Explanation of Names
Ischnodemus falicus (Say 1832)
Range
e. NA (NS-NC to ON-ND-TX)(1)(2)
Food
Prairie Cordgrass - Spartina pectinata
Works Cited
1.Catalog of the Heteroptera, or True Bugs of Canada and the Continental United States
Thomas J. Henry, Richard C. Froeschner. 1988. Brill Academic Publishers.
2.Checklist of the Hemiptera of Canada and Alaska
Maw, H.E.L., R.G. Foottit, K.G.A. Hamilton and G.G.E. Scudder. 2000. NRC Research Press.