Blepharidopterus chlorionis

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Honeylocust Plant Bug
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hemiptera
Suborder: Heteroptera
Family: Miridae
Genus: Blepharidopterus
Species: B. chlorionis
Binomial name
Blepharidopterus chlorionis
Say, 1832

Diaphnocoris chlorionis Say, 1832

Blepharidopterus chlorionis, known commonly as the honeylocust plant bug and under the synonym Diaphnocoris chlorionis, is a hemipteran in the family Miridae. They are a major pest of the honey locust tree (Gleditsia triacanthos),[1] a deciduous tree native to central North America.


  1. ^ Hoover, Greg (April 2007). "Honeylocust Plant Bug". Penn State College of Agricultural Sciences. 

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