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Subfamily Isometopinae - Jumping Tree Bugs

Black bug with white stripe - Myiomma cixiiformis Diphleps - Diphleps unica Diphleps - Diphleps unica Jumping Tree Bug?  - Corticoris signatus Corticoris signatus? - Corticoris signatus Corticoris signatus (Heidemann) - Corticoris signatus Jumping Tree Bug - Myiomma cixiiformis Corticoris signatus
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 Isometopinae (Jumping Tree Bugs)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
=Isometopidae (sometimes treated as separate family)
Explanation of Names
Isometopinae McAtee & Malloch 1924
Numbers
2 tribes 5 genera 8 species in NA, ~175 spp. worldwide(1)
Diphlebini: Diphleps
Myiommini: Corticoris, Lidopus, Myiomma, Wetmorea
Size
2-3 mm(1)
Identification
Ocelli present (uniquely among the family), eyes often holoptic, head unusually shaped, often flattened anteriorly(1); tarsi 2-segmented (3-segmented in other subfamilies), T1<T2(2)
Food
specialized predators of scale insects(1)
Works Cited
1.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.
2.Plant Bugs, or Miridae (Hemiptera Heteroptera), of Cuba (Faunistica)
Luis M. Hernández & Thomas J. Henry. 2010. Pensoft Pub.