Heterotoma planicornis

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Classification Order: Heteroptera Family: Miridae

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Length 4.5 - 5.5 mm

Phenology July-October


Antennal segment - the broad and flattened 2nd segmnent is unmistakeable. , It has a dark ground colour and contrasting greenish legs

Life Cycle

Adults and nymphs feed on small insects but also plant buds and unripe fruits.The Eggs hatch in May, Nymphs are generally reddish from mpult and become adult June onwards.



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