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Plagiognathus blatchleyi Reuter - Plagiognathus blatchleyi

Plagiognathus blatchleyi Reuter - Plagiognathus blatchleyi
Village of San Leanna, (south Austin), Travis County, Texas, USA
October 12, 2008
Det. WonGun Kim, 2008

At lights in small mesic patch under an oak-willow canopy...

Moved
Moved from Plant Bugs.

It looks like Plagiognathus blatchleyi...
Schuh says it is recognized by "the relatively large size, heavy bodied appearance, pale background coloration of the dorsum, posterior lobe of the pronotum almost uniformly brown and anterior lobe pale or greenish (fig. 6), and the black antennae." The description says "General coloration pale, yellowish to faintly greenish; posterior lobe of pronotum, posterior two-thirds of clavus, and posterior one-third of corium usually brown." It lives in your area.

 
Perfect!
Near perfect match, plus I've got a lot of Ambrosia (Ragweed) near my light set up....

 
It sounds good!
^^

Strange...
Your bugs are always tough, but i'll try it. ^^

 
Do you have a list of Mirids that live in Texas?
If so, please let me know...

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