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Immature stages of three species of Blissidae from Mexico (Heteroptera: Lygaeoideae)
- Báez Santacruz, Jezabel, Brailovsky Alperowitz, Harry, Quiroz Robledo, Luis
- Studies on neotropical fauna and environment 2017 v.52 no.1 pp. 53-63
- Ischnodemus, Poaceae, bamboos, host plants, immatures, scientific illustration, taxon descriptions, Mexico
- Chinch bugs are associated with several species of monocots, and species of Gramineae are the principal plants utilized. In Mexico, 24 species of Blissidae have been recorded. The immature stages of Ischnodemus sallei (Signoret), Toonglasa munda (Slater & Wilcox), and T. tumorosis (Slater & Wilcox) are described and illustrated. These species have been recorded from several species of bamboo. Distributional records in Mexico and the host plants of these chinch bugs are also included.