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Exitianus exitiosus

Exitianus exitiosus (Uhler), up to 5 mm. Identifying characteristics are the dirty yellow to brown body, two black spots on top front of the head, front of pronotum, and front and rear of the scutellum. Wings are clear to white with brown veins and usually extend slightly past the abdomen. This insect is found primarily on bermudagrass, and rarely captured on sticky cards.

Exitianus exitiosus top
Exitianus exitiosus side head Exitianus exitiosus side with parasitoid Exitianus exitiosus bottom


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September 11, 2003
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