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Lygaeidae - Tropistethus holosericeus, Rhyparochromidae
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Posted on 24-10-2019 12:06

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I can't figure this out. Small: 2.3 mm. Southern Norway 17 May. Any suggestions?
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I'd say Tropistethus holosericeus (currently Rhyparochromidae).
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Great! Thank you! It looks right, but I'll check it some more. Sorry I didn't see your answer…

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The Danish bug expert Werner Meng has confirmed the species.

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