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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Species Pycnoderes dilatatus

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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 Bryocorinae
Tribe Eccritotarsini
Genus Pycnoderes
Species dilatatus (Pycnoderes dilatatus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Author: Reuter, 1909
3.5-4 mm (1)
1) Legs pale yellow with apical third of hind femora alone darker;
2) Embolium with subapical pale spot very small or lacking; and
3) Mesoscutum unexposed. (1)
DC, MD, NJ (1)
Works Cited
1.Heteroptera of Eastern North America
W.S. Blatchley. 1926. The Nature Publishing Company.