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Genus Minitingis

Family Tingidae - Minitingis Family Tingidae - Minitingis Family Tingidae - Minitingis Family Tingidae - Minitingis Family Tingidae - Minitingis
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 Cantacaderinae
Genus Minitingis
Explanation of Names
Minitingis Barber 1954
Numbers
2 spp. total, of which one occurs in FL
Range
West Indies (Bahamas & Jamaica); prob. no published US records but there are specimens from FL identified as M. minusculus by Froeschner (L. Miller, pers. comm. to =v= 26.ii.2015)
Remarks
member of the pantropical tribe Phatnomatini Drake & Davis 1960 that contains ~80 spp. in 26 genera (mostly Old World)(1)
Works Cited
1.Lace bug genera of the world, I: Introduction, subfamily Cantacaderinae (Heteroptera: Tingidae)
Froeschner R.C. 1996. Smithsonian Contributions to Zoology 574: 1-43.