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Plant Bugs (Heteroptera, Miridae) of Phlox Subulata and Other Narrow-Leaved Phloxes in Eastern United States

Author(s): A. G. Wheeler

Month: Apr
Year: 1995

Journal: Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington
Journal Link: http://entsocwash.org/default.asp?Action=Show_Proceedings
Volume: 97
Issue: 2
Pages: 435-451

Article Topic(s): Disturbance
Research Setting(s): Laboratory

Species Referenced: Phlox nivalis (Trailing phlox),

Abstract

Reports on the mirid (plant bug) fauna utilizing narrow-leaved phlox species as host plants. Four plant bugs were consistently collected in association with Phlox (subulata, bifida, and nivalis). The distribution, seasonal history, and habit is presented for the four species.

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A. G. Wheeler. "Plant Bugs (Heteroptera, Miridae) of Phlox Subulata and Other Narrow-Leaved Phloxes in Eastern United States." Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 97.2 (1995): 435-451.

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ISSN: 0013-8797

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