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Species Kalama tricornis - Gorse Lacebug

Kalama tricornis
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids and Allies)
Suborder Heteroptera (True Bugs)
Infraorder Cimicomorpha
Superfamily Miroidea
Family Tingidae (Lace Bugs)
Subfamily Tinginae
Tribe Ypsotingini
Genus Kalama
Species tricornis (Gorse Lacebug)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Dictyonota tricornis
Explanation of Names
Kalama tricornis (Schrank 1801)
Size
3.0-3.5 mm(1)
Range
native to the Palaearctic, adventive in NA (NS-QC & ne. US)(2)(3) [not treated in(4) --might be an omission]
Habitat
recorded from herbaceous vegetation in a variety of habitats(1)
Remarks
earliest record in our area: 1906(2)
Internet References
Species page (Bantock & Botting 2010)(1)
Works Cited
1.Bantock T., Botting J. (2010-) British Bugs, an online identification guide to UK Hemiptera
2.Lace Bug Genera of the World, II: Subfamily Tinginae: Tribes Litadeini and Ypsotingini (Heteroptera: Tingidae)
Froeschner R.C. 2001. Smithsonian contributions to zoology no. 611, 28 pp.
3.Checklist of the Hemiptera of Canada and Alaska
Maw, H.E.L., R.G. Foottit, K.G.A. Hamilton and G.G.E. Scudder. 2000. NRC Research Press.
4.Alien true bugs (Hemiptera: Heteroptera) in Canada: composition and adaptations
Scudder G.G.E., Foottit R.G. 2006. The Canadian Entomologist 138: 24-51.