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Species Caulotops distanti

Mirid on Agave - Caulotops distanti
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 Bryocorinae
Tribe Eccritotarsini
Genus Caulotops
Species distanti (Caulotops distanti)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Author: Reuter, 1905 (Original genus: Eurycipitia)
♂ 3.40-3.62 mm, ♀ 3.67-4.08 mm(1)
Body length ≤ 4.1 mm
Pale, with apex and sub-basal ring fuscous
Corium usually with yellow or orange wedge-shaped streak in the middle
native to the Neotropics, adventive in our area (FL, TX, ?AZ)(1)