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Ecological relationship


Current in scope taxon:   species Leptoglossus brevirostris Barber, 1918
Original in scope name: [No data recorded]
Specimen: [None]
Relationship: Herbivore/Host Plant
Out of scope taxon: Phoradendron tomentosum, Leafy Mistletoe
Comment: Leptoglassus brevirostris fed extensively on stems as well as leaves, and they were often found feeding on plants that were recently defoliated by Cyathissa percara.
Data source: Whittaker. 1984. The insect fauna of mistletoe (Phoradendron tomentosum, Loranthaceae) in southern Texas. The Southwestern Naturalist. 29:435–444

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