Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes



Genus Eustictus

Plant Bug? - Eustictus knighti bug - Eustictus Bug - Eustictus ? - Eustictus pilipes Female, Eustictus claripennis? - Eustictus - female Male, Eustictus claripennis? - Eustictus - male Eustictus necopinus Male, Eustictus? - Eustictus - male
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 Miridae (Plant Bugs)
Subfamily Deraeocorinae
Genus Eustictus
Explanation of Names
Eustictus Reuter 1909
22 spp. in North America, ~40 total(1)
our spp. per(1):
Eastern widespread: grossus, necopinus, salicicola, venatorius (NY, MS)
FL & southeast: ainsliei (FL), spinipes (FL), pilipes (FL), pubescens (FL), mundus (GA-FL-MS)
South: catulus (AZ, PA, LA)
TX only: minimus, claripennis, tibialis, knighti, albomaculatus
sw. US: clarus, hirsutipes, morrisoni, productus, albocuneatus (all AZ), obscurus (AZ-NM), pusilus (AZ-CO-TX)
a member of the tribe Surinamellini that contains a total of 9 genera(1)