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Species Corythucha marmorata - Chrysanthemum Lace Bug

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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 Tingini
Genus Corythucha
Species marmorata (Chrysanthemum Lace Bug)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Corythucha marmorata (Uhler)
Orig. Comb: Tingis marmorata Uhler 1878
Explanation of Names
marmorata (L). 'marbled' (1)
Size
3.2-3.4 mm(2)
Identification
Very pale, easily recognized by largely opaque whitish ground color. The brown spots are usually vague and ill-defined. (2)
Range
Almost throughout the US & so. Canada(2), but mostly e NA (BG data)
Food
hosts: several species of Asteraceae; reported from Solidago, Aster, Ambrosia, Helianthus, Rudbeckia, Echinops(3)
Remarks
One of the most abundant lace bugs; may damage chrysanthemums(2)(3)
Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
2.How to Know the True Bugs
Slater, James A., and Baranowski, Richard M. 1978. Wm. C. Brown Company.
3.Heteroptera of economic importance
Schaefer C.W., Panizzi A.R. (eds). 2000. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, 828 pp.