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Species Keltonia tuckeri

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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 Phylinae
Tribe Phylini
Subtribe Keltoniina
Genus Keltonia
Species tuckeri (Keltonia tuckeri)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Author: Poppius, 1911 (Original genus: Pseudatomoscelis)
3.00-3.40 mm (male); 2.88-3.36 mm (female) (1)
1) Hemelytral spots coalescing to form a conspurcate brown cloud or solid dark area through middle of corium and apex of clavus;
2) Dorsum dull yellow;
3) Femora pale, with small brown spots; and
4) Cuneus, embolium, and corium with distinct, brown setigerous spots. (1)
e. US (BG data)
Composites (Asteraceae) including Ambrosia spp., Chrysopsis villosa, Heterotheca subaxilaris, etc.
Life Cycle
In NC, 3 generations occur in a year. (1)
Works Cited
1.Revision of Keltonia and the cotton fleahopper genus Pseudatomoscelis
Henry, Thomas J. 1991. the New York Entomological Society.