Louisiana Scentless Plant Bug Niesthrea louisianica Sailer, 1961    
Kingdom Animalia   >   Phylum Arthropoda   >   Class Insecta   >   Order Hemiptera   >   Family Rhopalidae   >   Genus Niesthrea   

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Hosts include plants in the family Malvaceae.

Used as a biocontrol agent for non-native Velvetleaf (BugGuide).

There are 22 records in the project database.

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A Louisiana Scentless Plant Bug in Prince George's Co., Maryland (10/2/2017). Verified by Ken Wolgemuth/BugGuide. Photo by Barbara Thurlow. (MBP list)

Louisiana Scentless Plant Bug in Prince George's Co., Maryland (9/26/2020). (c) Katja Schulz, some rights reserved (CC BY). Photo by Katja Schulz via iNaturalist. (MBP list)

A Louisiana Scentless Plant Bug in Dorchester Co., Maryland (10/18/2020). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

A Louisiana Scentless Plant Bug in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (8/18/2020). Photo by Judy Gallagher. (MBP list)

A Louisiana Scentless Plant Bug in Somerset Co., Maryland (9/12/2017). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

A Louisiana Scentless Plant Bug in Charles Co., Maryland (7/24/2017). Determined by V. Belov/BugGuide. Photo by William Wise. (MBP list)

An adult Louisiana Scentless Plant Bug in Baltimore City, Maryland (10/15/2007). Verified by Boris Buche/BugGuide. Photo by Thomas Wilson. (MBP list)

Louisiana Scentless Plant Bugs in Anne Arundel Co., Maryland (9/4/2017). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Louisiana Scentless Plant Bug larvae in Baltimore City, MD (10/15/2007). Verified by Boris Büche/BugGuide. Photo by Thomas Wilson. (MBP list)


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