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Species Ceratocapsus fasciatus

Ceratocapsus fasciatus Ceratocapsus fasciatus Ceratocapsus fasciatus - female
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 Orthotylinae
Tribe Ceratocapsini
Genus Ceratocapsus
Species fasciatus (Ceratocapsus fasciatus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Ceratocapsus fasciatus (Uhler)
Orig. Comb: Megacoelum fasciatus Uhler, 1877
2.5 - 3 mm (from original description)
Dorsum dark brown and clothed only with simple pubescence, and a broad pale or yellowish mark extending across hemelytra just beyond tip of scutellum. (1)
e. NA, also known from CA and CO. - Map (2)(3)(4)
hickory (Carya spp.), Quercus spp. (3)
uncommon (BG data)
See Also
Ceratocapsus pilosulus has long pilose hairs on head and dorsum.
- Range: ne NA
Det. Brad Barnd, 2016
Works Cited
1.The Plant Bugs, or Miridae, of Illinois
Knight, Harry, H. 1941. State of illinois.
2.Catalog of the Heteroptera, or True Bugs of Canada and the Continental United States
Thomas J. Henry, Richard C. Froeschner. 1988. Brill Academic Publishers.
3.Plant bugs of Quercus ilicifolia: myriads of mirids (Heteroptera) in pitch pine-scrub oak barrens
Wheeler, A. G., Jr. 1991. the New York Entomological Society.
4.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)