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Genus Ceraleptus

Ceraleptus from California - Ceraleptus pacificus Reddish True Bug - Ceraleptus pacificus Reddish True Bug - Ceraleptus pacificus True Bug - Ceraleptus pacificus Ceraleptus pacificus Aradidae? - Ceraleptus pacificus Aradidae? - Ceraleptus pacificus from the airport - Ceraleptus pacificus
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 Pentatomomorpha
Superfamily Coreoidea (Leatherbugs)
Family Coreidae (Leaf-footed Bugs)
Subfamily Pseudophloeinae
Genus Ceraleptus
Explanation of Names
Ceraleptus Costa 1847
Numbers
4 spp. in our area(1), 9 total(2)
Identification
Key to spp.(3)
1 Lateral margins of anterior pronotal lobes either explanate or bearing a row of comblike projections >> 2
Lateral margin of anterior pronotal lobe neither explanate nor with a row of comblike projections, the pronotum rounding into the propleura >> 3
2 Anterolateral angles of pronotum projecting acutely cephalad to anterior margin of pronotal collar; length 9.9-10.4 mm >> probolus
Anterolateral angle of pronotum not projecting cephalad to anterior margin of pronotal collar; length 7.1-9.3 mm >> pacificus
3 Humeral angles of pronotum and posterolateral angles of connexival segments III to V with small but distinctly projecting angulations; length 10.1-11.6 mm >> denticulatus
Humeral angles and connexival segments without projecting angulations; length 9.4-11.1 mm >> americanus
Range
holarctic(2)