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Heterotoma planicornis

Synonyms: Cimex spissicornis; Heterotoma spissicornis

Wikipedia Abstract

Heterotoma planicornis is a species of bugs from Miridae family. The species are black coloured with green legs. The species could be found in Central, Western, and Eastern Europe except for the Baltic states, Faroe Islands, Finland, Malta and Yugoslavia. In Britain they could be found on numerous plants and trees, especially on the nettles. The nymphs and adults feed on small insects, plant buds and unripe fruits.
View Wikipedia Record: Heterotoma planicornis

Protected Areas

Name IUCN Category Area acres Location Species Website Climate Land Use
Fenland 1529 England, United Kingdom
Sefton Coast 11278 England, United Kingdom


Prey / Diet

Crataegus laevigata (Midland Hawthorn)[1]
Crataegus monogyna (Common Hawthorn)[1]
Gastrophysa viridula <Unverified Name>[1]
Pieris rapae (imported cabbageworm)[1]
Ribes nigrum (European black currant)[2]
Rubus idaeus (Raspberry)[1]
Siphoninus phillyreae (Ash Whitefly)[1]
Urtica dioica (California nettle)[1]

Prey / Diet Overlap

Competing SpeciesCommon Prey Count
Abraxas grossulariata (Magpie Moth)3
Acronicta menyanthidis (Light Knot Grass)2
Acronicta psi (Grey Dagger Moth)2
Alsophila aescularia (March Moth)3
Amphipyra pyramidea2
Ancylis achatana2
Anomoia purmunda2
Antitype chi (Grey Chi)3
Apis mellifera (honey bee)3
Autographa jota (Plain Golden Y)2
Bibio lanigerus2
Biston betularia (peppered moth)3
Blastodacna hellerella2
Blepharita satura (Beautiful Arches)2
Callophrys rubi (Green Hairstreak Butterfly)3
Campaea margaritata (Light Emerald Moth)2
Chalcosyrphus nemorum2
Chlorops hypostigma2
Clepsis consimilana2
Cnephasia asseclana (Flax Tortrix Moth)2
Colotois pennaria (Feathered Thorn)2
Crocallis elinguaria (Scalloped Oak Moth)3
Ectropis crepuscularia (small engrailed)2
Edwardsiana crataegi (Canary fly)2
Edwardsiana rosae (Rose leafhopper)2
Electrophaes corylata (Broken-barred Carpet Moth)2
Empis livida2
Empis trigramma2
Empoasca decipiens2
Erannis defoliaria (Mottled Umber Moth)3
Eupithecia exiguata (Mottled Pug)3
Eupithecia vulgata (Common Pug Moth)3
Euplexia lucipara (Small Angle Shades)2
Graphiphora augur (Double Dart)2
Graphomya maculata2
Gymnoscelis rufifasciata (Double-striped Pug)2
Hemithea aestivaria (Common Emerald)2
Hepialus humuli (Ghost Moth)2
Lacanobia thalassina (Pale-shouldered Brocade)3
Lasiocampa quercus (Oak Eggar)3
Lomographa bimaculata (White-pinion Spotted)2
Lomographa temerata (Clouded Silver)2
Lucilia sericata (Green blowfly)2
Lycia hirtaria (Brindled Beauty Moth)2
Lygus rugulipennis2
Melanchra persicariae (Dot Moth)3
Melanchra pisi (Broom Moth)3
Naenia typica (Gothic)2
Noctua comes (Lesser Yellow Underwing)2
Noctua fimbriata (Broad-bordered Yellow Underwing)2
Nola cucullatella (Short-cloaked Moth)2
Nymphalis polychloros (Large Tortoiseshell Butterfly)2
Odontopera bidentata (Scalloped Hazel)3
Opisthograptis luteolata (Brimstone Moth)3
Orthosia gothica (Hebrew Character)4
Orthosia gracilis (Powdered Quaker)2
Ourapteryx sambucaria (Swallow-tailed Moth)3
Parornix anglicella2
Phigalia pilosaria (Pale Brindled Beauty)2
Phragmatobia fuliginosa (ruby tiger moth)2
Phyllonorycter oxyacanthae2
Polia nebulosa (Grey Arches)2
Polygonia c-album (Comma Butterfly)3
Rhingia campestris2
Saturnia pavonia (Emperor moth)2
Scathophaga stercoraria (Common Yellow Dung Fly)2
Spilosoma lubricipeda (White Ermine Moth)2
Stigmella crataegella2
Stigmella hybnerella2
Stigmella regiella2
Swammerdamia pyrella2
Synanthedon tipuliformis (Currant borer/Clearwing moth)2
Trachycera suavella2
Turdus iliacus (Redwing)2
Turdus viscivorus (Mistle Thrush)2
Xestia baja (Dotted Clay)3
Yponomeuta padella (Common Hawthorn Ermel Moth)2
Zeuzera pyrina (leopard moth)2





Species recognized by , 2007-02-09, ITIS Regional: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System in Catalog of Life 2011
Attributes / relations provided by 1Ecology of Commanster 2Biological Records Centre Database of Insects and their Food Plants
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