Dictyla echii (Schrank, 1782)
23 Aug 2014.
Susquehanna State Park, Harford Co, MD.
Found on Platanus occidentalis.
A few adults and nymphs on Solanum mauritianum, by pond.
The species was released in N.Z. by Landcare for biocontrol of S. mauritianum.
~3mm length. Found this guy on Baccharis pilularis (live oak/chaparral habitat). ID confirmed by v belov @ BugGuide.
~3mm length. Found by using beating sheet on Heteromeles arbutifolia & Baccharis pilularis. (live oak/chaparral habitat). ID by Laura T. Miller @ BugGuide.
Felt bite on my arm and grabbed this little guy apparently sucking my blood