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Species Phytocoris junipericola

Phytocoris 09.07.22 (1) - Phytocoris junipericola Phytocoris 09.07.22 (1) - Phytocoris junipericola plant bug - Phytocoris junipericola Plant Bug - Phytocoris junipericola Plant Bug - Phytocoris junipericola Plant Bug - Phytocoris junipericola Plant Bug - Phytocoris junipericola Plant Bug - Phytocoris junipericola
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 Miridae (Plant Bugs)
Subfamily Mirinae
Tribe Mirini
Genus Phytocoris
Species junipericola (Phytocoris junipericola)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Author: Knight, 1927
Synonym: P. radicola Blatchley, 1928
Size
4.51 mm (male), 4.34 mm (female) (1)
Identification
1) Wing membrane marbled, uniformly dark brown or uniformly light colored, never with many minute spots;
2) A1 brown and < (head width);
3) Corium tesaceous with a pair of oblique, fuscous marks on basal half and on inner apical angle;
4) Cuneus tinged with red, apex fuscous; and
5) Dark spots along on inner margin of membrane. (2) (1)
Range
Eastern US (IN, WV, NC, DC, PA, MD) (1)
Food
Juniperus virginiana (1)
Works Cited
1.Miridae associated with Pennsylvania conifers 1. Species on arborvitae, false cypress, and juniper
Wheeler, A. G., Jr and Henry, Thomas J. 1977. The American Entomological Society.
2.The Plant Bugs, or Miridae, of Illinois
Knight, Harry, H. 1941. State of illinois.