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Miridae - Metriorrhynchomiris dislocatus

Miridae - Metriorrhynchomiris dislocatus
West Chicago, DuPage County, Illinois, USA
May 31, 2009
Size: 10mm
Doing fairly well carrying pollen. Seeing as how most of both our wild and domestic honeybees here near Chicago have disappeared, that's important. I wonder if these bugs are principally important in any host plant pollination?
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Metriorrhynchomiris dislocatus -- the Tongue-twister Bug
:-]

 
Holy Cow
That's a mouthful.

 
holy indeed
it's not the taxonomists' task to make our lives easier, is it now? they seem to have much better things to do.

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