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Species Deraeocoris nigritulus

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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 nigritulus (Deraeocoris nigritulus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Author: Knight, 1921
Original name and author: Camptobrochis nigrita by Reuter, 1909 (Preoccupied by another species)
5.9-6.4 mm (1)
1) Dorsum hairy;
2) Pronotum, hemelytra, and legs uniformly dark brown;
3) Paler subtranslucent areas of hemelytra stained with brownish; and
4) Apical half of hind tibiae usually with a pale ring. (2)
OH, VA, DC, MD (3)
Pinus virginiana (1)
Works Cited
1.The Hemiptera or sucking insects of Connecticut - Family Miridae (Capsidae)
Knight, Harry, H. 1923. State of Connecticut Geological and Natural History Survey.
2.Heteroptera of Eastern North America
W.S. Blatchley. 1926. The Nature Publishing Company.
3.The Plant Bugs, or Miridae, of Illinois
Knight, Harry, H. 1941. State of illinois.