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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Species Thaumastocoris peregrinus

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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 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)