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Subfamily Cylapinae

Bug - Cylapus tenuicornis Fulvius slateri Plant Bug - Peritropis saldaeformis Fulvius sp.? - Fulvius imbecilis Mirid - Fulvius imbecilis Mirid - Cylapus tenuicornis Bug - Peritropis saldaeformis Fulvius imbecilis
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 Miridae (Plant Bugs)
Subfamily Cylapinae
Explanation of Names
Cylapinae Carvalho 1957
Numbers
2 tribes 3 genera in NA(1); small subfamily with 3 tribes(2)
Cylapini: Cylapus
Fulviini: Fulvius, Peritropis
Identification
claws long, slender, apically toothed; labrum long, extending well onto the abdomen(2)
Range
predominantly tropical(2)
Food
Fulvius spp. apparently feed on arthropods, Cylapus probably mycophagous(2)
Works Cited
1.Schuh, R.T. 2002-2013. On-line Systematic Catalog of Plant Bugs (Insecta: Heteroptera: Miridae).
2.Biodiversity of the Heteroptera
Henry T.J. 2009. In: Foottit R.G., Adler P.H., eds. Insect biodiversity: Science and society. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell: 223-263.