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Species Slaterocoris atritibialis

black plant bug - Slaterocoris atritibialis Red-eyed plant bug - Slaterocoris atritibialis Shiny black plant bug - Slaterocoris? - Slaterocoris atritibialis Unknown Miridae? - Slaterocoris atritibialis Slaterocoris sp.? - Slaterocoris atritibialis Mirid - Slaterocoris atritibialis Mirid - Slaterocoris atritibialis Slaterocoris atritibialis? - Slaterocoris atritibialis
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 Orthotylinae
Tribe Orthotylini
Genus Slaterocoris
Species atritibialis (Slaterocoris atritibialis)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Author: Knight, 1938 (Original genus: Strongylocoris)
4.50-4.60 mm (1)
Distinguished from stygicus by its more arcuate hemelytra, black tibiae and the structure of the male genital claspers. (2)
Widespread in North America (1)
Collected on Solidago spp. and Aster spp.
Internet References
Pinned images provided by Discover Life.
Works Cited
1.The Plant Bugs of the Prairie Provinces of Canada: Heteroptera, Miridae
L.A. Kelton. 1980. Canadian Govt. Pub. Centre Supply and Services Canada.
2.The Plant Bugs, or Miridae, of Illinois
Knight, Harry, H. 1941. State of illinois.