Blissus leucopterus

Blissus leucopterus

Blissus leucopterus also known as the true Chinch Bug is a small (about 1/8th inch (3-4 mm)) North American insect in the order Hemiptera and family Lygaeidae. It is the most commonly encountered member of the Blissus genus which are also known as Chinch Bugs.

A closely-related species is Blissus insularis, the southern chinch bug.

References

  • http://bugguide.net/node/view/26129

External links

  • http://ohioline.osu.edu/hyg-fact/2000/2503.html
  • http://www.oznet.ksu.edu/library/crpsl2/sections/s125_B.pdf
  • http://www.ento.okstate.edu/ddd/insects/chinchbug.htm
  • Blissus insularis, southern chinch bug on the UF / IFAS Featured Creatures Web site


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