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Tiny sap suckers - Halticotoma valida

Tiny sap suckers - Halticotoma valida
Nashville, Tennessee, USA
July 17, 2006
Size: ~2mm
These live in groups, seemingly of different ages. They are eaten by Ladybirds. An ID would be real nice.

Moved from Plant Bugs.

The same species as


probably Capsus

Moved from True Bugs.

These are mirid plant bugs. Any idea what they are feeding on? Host plant associations are often crucial for identification of mirids.

These folks where on decorative palms. These palm are about a meter high, and flower by growing a 2 or 3 meter set of stalks with hanging elongated seed pods. This plant is quite popular around corporate building in Nashville area. 0.o