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Genus Gargaphia

Linden Lace Bug - Gargaphia tiliae Lace Bug - Gargaphia tiliae 9040167 Gargaphia tiliae? - Gargaphia tiliae Tingidae ? - Gargaphia tiliae Lace Bug - Gargaphia amorphae Tingid - Gargaphia iridescens creatures on Solanum elaeagnifolium - Gargaphia solani creatures on Solanum elaeagnifolium - Gargaphia solani
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 Tingidae (Lace Bugs)
Subfamily Tinginae
Tribe Tingini
Genus Gargaphia
Explanation of Names
Gargaphia Stål 1862
apparently from Greek mythology (see Naias Gargathie)
Numbers
15 spp. in our area(1), 66 spp. total(2)
Size
3-4 mm or somewhat larger(3)
Identification
can be separated by the interrupted rostral sulcus between the meso- and metasternum by a prominent transverse sinuous carina(3)
last revised in(4)
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.Guilbert E. (2013) Lace bugs database
3.The Tingitoidea of Ohio (Ohio Biological Survey Bulletin: volume 2 number 4-Bulletin 8)
Osborn, Herbert, and Drake, Carl John. 1916. Ohio State University.
4.The Genus Gargaphia Stål (Tingidae; Heteroptera)
Edmund H. Gibson. 1890. Transactions of the American Entomological Society .