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Species Deraeocoris davisi

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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 Deraeocorinae
Tribe Deraeocorini
Genus Deraeocoris
Species davisi (Deraeocoris davisi)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Author: Knight, 1921
1) Scutellum impunctate;
2) Tibiae uniformly pale;
3) Hind femora pale with an incomplete dark band;
4) Antennae pale yellow;
5) Membrane with apical half pale;
6) Pronotum, clavus, and inner half of corium dark brown to black; and
7) Usually outer half of corium dull translucent yellow with fuscous puctures. (1) (2)
Eastern North America
Works Cited
1.The Plant Bugs, or Miridae, of Illinois
Knight, Harry, H. 1941. State of illinois.
2.Heteroptera of Eastern North America
W.S. Blatchley. 1926. The Nature Publishing Company.