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Species Microplax albofasciata

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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 Pentatomomorpha
Superfamily Lygaeoidea
Family Oxycarenidae
Genus Microplax
Species albofasciata (Microplax albofasciata)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
dimidiatus Fieber 1861
Explanation of Names
Microplax albofasciata (A. Costa 1847)
Size
2.6-3.4 mm(1)
Range
native to w. Palaearctic (Mediterranean north to Channel Is. & Germany), adventive in our area (CA: Bay area)(1)
Remarks
earliest record in our area: CA 2012(1)
Works Cited
1.First North American record of the Palearctic Microplax albofasciata (Costa) (Hemiptera: Lygaeoidea: Oxycarenidae)
Wheeler A.G., Henry T.J. 2015. Proc. Ent. Soc. Wash. 117: 55-61.