Pilophorus perplexus

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Pilophorus perplexus
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Pilophorus perplexus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hemiptera
Family: Miridae
Genus: Pilophorus
Species: P. perplexus
Binomial name
Pilophorus perplexus
Douglas & Scott, 1875

Pilophorus perplexus is a species of bug in the Miridae family that can be found everywhere in Europe (except for Azores, Canary Islands, Cyprus, Iceland, Island, and Novaya Zemlya).[1]


The species is brown coloured, is 4.5 millimetres (0.18 in) long, and have silver coloured bands on forewings which are hairy as well. Unlike Pilophorus cinnamopterus their forewings are much duller. The species feed on aphids.[2]


  1. ^ "Pilophorus perplexus Douglas & Scott 1875". 2.6.2. Fauna Europaea. August 29, 2013. Retrieved January 17, 2014. 
  2. ^ Pilophorus perplexus

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