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Acalypta parvula

Acalypta parvula

Acalypta parvula (Fallén, 1807) is a small lace insect native to Europe, introduced on both the Atlantic and the Pacific coasts of North America.
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Appearance

A. parvula has three keels on the pronotum and the 3rd antennal segment is thickened at the base. The macropterous form is frequent. The 4th antennal segment is wider than the 3rd and the head bears two frontal processes (small projections arising between the antennae).
Length ~2 mm

Habitat

Found amongst short moss, particularly on dry soils.

Reproduction

This species overwinters as an adult.

References:

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https://www.britishbugs.org.uk/heteroptera/Tingidae/acalypta_parvula.html
http://bugguide.net/node/view/369667
Taxonomy
KingdomAnimalia
DivisionArthropoda
ClassInsecta
OrderHemiptera
FamilyTingidae
GenusAcalypta
SpeciesAcalypta parvula