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Species Neurocolpus arizonae

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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
No Taxon (mexicanus group)
Species arizonae (Neurocolpus arizonae)
Explanation of Names
Neurocolpus arizonae Knight, 1934
5.67-6.20 mm (male); 6.17-6.58 mm (female) (1)
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.

Det. Jason Botz, 2018
sw US (s.CA to c.TX, CO-UT) and Mex. - Map (1)(2)(3), mostly s.CA to Brazos R., TX
Mesquite (Prosopis spp.)
Print References
Knight, H.H. (1934). Neurocolpus Reuter: key with five new species (Hemiptera, Miridae). Bulletin of the Brooklyn Entomological Society 29: 162-167.