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Species Ceratocapsus modestus

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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 Miridae (Plant Bugs)
Subfamily Orthotylinae
Tribe Ceratocapsini
Genus Ceratocapsus
Species modestus (Ceratocapsus modestus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Author: Uhler, 1887 (Original genus: Melinna)
4.34-4.55 mm (1)
Separated from other Ceratocapsus by the lack of pilose or tomentose pubescence on the hemelytra, the overall yellowish-brown color with the more fuscous pronotum, scutellum and apical portion of the hemelytra, and the male genitalia. (2)
eastern North America
Breeds on Quercus spp. and Vitis sp. (2)
Internet References
1. Insects of Cedar Creek provides a pinned image.
Works Cited
1.The Plant Bugs of the Prairie Provinces of Canada: Heteroptera, Miridae
L.A. Kelton. 1980. Canadian Govt. Pub. Centre Supply and Services Canada.
2.Review of the Ceratocapsus lutescens group, with descriptions of seven new species from the eastern United States
Henry, Thomas J. 1979. The Entomological Society of Washington.