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Species Neurocolpus arizonae

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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 Neurocolpus
Species arizonae (Neurocolpus arizonae)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Author: Knight, 1934
Size
5.67-6.20 mm (male); 6.17-6.58 mm (female) (1)
Identification
Distinguished from all other species by (1):
1) short rostrum (not reaching beyond mesocoxae);
2) short A1 (< A2/2);
3) pale median stripe on head and pronotum; and
4) dark bands on tibiae.
Range
Southwestern US (CA, NV, AZ, UT, NM, TX) and Mexico (1)
Food
Mesquite (Prosopis spp.)
Works Cited
1.Genus Neurocolpus Reuter (Heteroptera: Miridae): Taxonomy, economic implications, hosts and phylogenenetic review
Henry, Thomas J. and Kim, K.C. 1984. American Entomological Society.