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Long-necked Seed Bug

Myodocha serripes


Small insect, with distinctive, slender "neck" (back of head is elongated).


Attracted to lights at a building. Surrounding habitat is dense deciduous forest interrupted by agricultural fields and rural townships.

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Maria dB
Maria dB 10 years ago

Interesting insect!

ForestDragon 10 years ago

I discovered that my garden was infested with these guys. When I lifted the low-growing "weeds" off the soil they were there by the hundreds in all different sizes! It was very impressive. I wonder if they will come back this year.

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Ohio, USA

Spotted on Aug 25, 2011
Submitted on Feb 14, 2013

Spotted for Mission

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