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Species Oedalocanthus ornatus

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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 Berytidae (Stilt Bugs)
Subfamily Gampsocorinae
Tribe Hoplinini
Genus Oedalocanthus
Species ornatus (Oedalocanthus ornatus)
Explanation of Names
Oedalocanthus ornatus Henry 1996
Size
2.5-3.2 mm (Henry, 1996)
Identification
distinguished from all other berytids by the white, rounded and conical tubercles on the anterior and basal edges of the pronotal lobe. (Henry, 1996)
Range
se. AZ, s. TX / Mex. to Venezuela (LSF); TX is a new state record (1)(BG data)
Life Cycle
Two specimens collected on Desmodium sp. (Fabaceae). A series from Jalisco, Mexico, collected on a low-growing plant with red flowers. (Henry, 1996)
Remarks
AZ record based on one spmn coll'ed @ Rustler's Park, ca. 8000', Cochise Co., 3-IX-1991, E. E. Grissell (USNM).
TX record based on one spmn coll'ed @ Jaboncillos Pasture, Kenedy Ranch, Kenedy Co., April 6, 2001, E. G. Riley (TAMUIC).
Print References
Henry, T.J. 1996. Two new genera and two new species of New World stilt bugs (Heteroptera: Berytidae). Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 98: 533–540. (Full Text)
Henry, T.J. 2002. Review of the stilt bug genus Hoplinus, with the description of a new species and notes on other Hoplinini (Heteroptera: Berytidae: Gampsocorinae) Journal of the New York Entomological Society 110(2): 182-191. (JSTOR)
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