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Species Calocoris barberi

Bug - Calocoris barberi True Bug - Calocoris barberi BEETLE - Calocoris barberi Nymph on Mexican Hat plant - Calocoris barberi Plant bug - Calocoris barberi Calocoris barberi on Ratibida columnifera - Calocoris barberi Calocoris barberi on Cnidoscolus texanus - Calocoris barberi Calocoris barberi nymph on Cnidoscolus texanus - Calocoris barberi
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 Mirinae
Tribe Mirini
Genus Calocoris
Species barberi (Calocoris barberi)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Poecilocapsus sexmaculatus Barber 1906 (preoccupied), Calocoris sexmaculatus (Barber)
Explanation of Names
Calocoris barberi Henry & Wheeler 1988
named for Herbert Spencer Barber who originally described the species.
Range
CO-OK-TX; Mexico (map)(1)(2)
Food
frequently on Rudbeckia spp. and other Asteraceae (BG data)
Life Cycle
Works Cited
1.Catalog of the Heteroptera, or True Bugs of Canada and the Continental United States
Thomas J. Henry, Richard C. Froeschner. 1988. Brill Academic Publishers.
2.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)