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Photo#877205
Small brachypterous bug - Blissus leucopterus

Small brachypterous bug - Blissus leucopterus
Northfield, Franklin County, Massachusetts, USA
September 11, 2013
Size: 3.4 mm

the enlarged apical antennomere rules out Cimicomorpha
Moved from True Bugs.

 
Thanks
I realized I had it wrong as soon as I posted it. My lawn was full of these this fall.
Is this in fact a brachypterous adult, or is it actually a last instar nymph?

 
adult, sure; nymphal wingpads would've been fused w/scutellum
anthocorids do not show up en masse; hardly any predators do

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Moved from Minute Pirate Bugs.

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