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

Species Micracanthia floridana

Hemiptera - Micracanthia floridana Saldula - Micracanthia floridana Micracanthia floridana Micracanthia floridana
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 Leptopodomorpha
Family Saldidae (Shore Bugs)
Subfamily Saldinae
Tribe Saldoidini
Genus Micracanthia
Species floridana (Micracanthia floridana)
Explanation of Names
Micracanthia floridana Drake & Chapman 1953
Size
3.0-3.5 mm(1)
Range
NJ-FL to CO-TX(2)
Habitat
on damp wood in or near fresh water(1)
Works Cited
1.Identification manual for the aquatic and semi-aquatic Heteroptera of Florida
Epler J.H. 2006. FL Dept. Env. Prot., Tallahassee, FL. 186 pp.
2.Catalog of the Heteroptera, or True Bugs of Canada and the Continental United States
Thomas J. Henry, Richard C. Froeschner. 1988. Brill Academic Publishers.