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Genus Adelphocoris

Plant Bug - Adelphocoris lineolatus Alfalfa Plant Bug - Adelphocoris lineolatus Adelphocoris lineolatus stumped - Adelphocoris lineolatus  Alfalfa plant bug - Adelphocoris lineolatus 3013856 mirid - Adelphocoris lineolatus Stenotus? plant bug - Adelphocoris lineolatus Mirid - Adelphocoris lineolatus
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 Mirini
Genus Adelphocoris
Explanation of Names
Adelphocoris Reuter 1896
Numbers
2 spp. (the adventive A. lineolatus and the native A. rapidus) in North America; see Schwartz M.D., Scudder G.G.E. (2003) Seven new species of Miridae (Heteroptera) from British Columbia and Alaska and synonymy of Adelphocoris superbus (Uhler). J. NY Ent. Soc. 111: (Full text)
Size
7-9 mm(1)
Range
Much of NA(1)
Habitat
Fields, savannas(1)
Season
adults from late May to late Oct in the northeast
Food
nymphs and adults feed on legumes and sometimes grasses
Life Cycle
Eggs are inserted singly into soft tissues of host plant. Adults disperse in late summer or fall. One or more generations per year.
Works Cited
1.How to Know the True Bugs
Slater, James A., and Baranowski, Richard M. 1978. Wm. C. Brown Company.