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Species Thaumastocoris peregrinus

Tiny redish-brown heteroptera with strange facial features - Thaumastocoris peregrinus Tiny redish-brown heteroptera with strange facial features - Thaumastocoris peregrinus Thaumastocoris peregrinus on Eucalyptus in CA - Thaumastocoris peregrinus small, flat, orange-brown+gray-white double-spoon-snout Australian Bronze Bug - Thaumastocoris peregrinus small, flat, orange-brown+gray-white double-spoon-snout Australian Bronze Bug - Thaumastocoris peregrinus Thaumastocoris peregrinus Thaumastocoris peregrinus Female, Thaumastocoris peregrinus - Thaumastocoris peregrinus - female
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 Thaumastocoridae
Genus Thaumastocoris
Species peregrinus (Thaumastocoris peregrinus)
Explanation of Names
Thaumastocoris peregrinus Carpintero & Dellapé 2006
Size
2-3.5 mm
Range
native to Australia, recently spotted in CA
Food
host: Eucalyptus [Myrtaceae]
Internet References
Fact sheet (FAO 2012)