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Species Ceratocapsus fasciatus

Ceratocapsus fasciatus Ceratocapsus fasciatus Ceratocapsus fasciatus Ceratocapsus fasciatus Ceratocapsus fasciatus - female
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 fasciatus (Ceratocapsus fasciatus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Author: Uhler, 1877 (Original genus: Megacoelum)
2.5 - 3 mm (from original description)
Dorsum dark brown and clothed only with simple pubescence, and a broad pale or yellowish mark extending across hemelytra just beyond tip of scutellum. (1)
Widespread in eastern North America from southern Canada to GA and known from CA and CO. (2)
hickory (Carya spp.), Quercus spp. (2)
See Also
Ceratocapsus pilosulus has long pilose hairs on head and dorsum.
Works Cited
1.The Plant Bugs, or Miridae, of Illinois
Knight, Harry, H. 1941. State of illinois.
2.Plant bugs of Quercus ilicifolia: myriads of mirids (Heteroptera) in pitch pine-scrub oak barrens
Wheeler, A. G., Jr. 1991. the New York Entomological Society.