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Genus Cyrtopeltocoris

Cyrtopeltocoris albofasciatus -? - Cyrtopeltocoris albofasciatus Cyrtopeltocoris albofasciatus Reuter - Cyrtopeltocoris albofasciatus Miridae - Cyrtopeltocoris Cyrtopeltocoris Cyrtopeltocoris arizonae - male Hemiptera - Cyrtopeltocoris Hemiptera - Cyrtopeltocoris Phylinae? - Cyrtopeltocoris
Classification
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 Hallodapini
Genus Cyrtopeltocoris
Explanation of Names
Cyrtopeltocoris Reuter, 1876
From Greek cyrto (=curved, convex) + pelt (=shield) + coris (=bug)
Numbers
10 species in North America among 11 species in the world
Size
3-4 mm (1)
Identification
Ant mimic.
Scutellum conically produced; hemelytra with a transeverse white fascia across middle of clavus and base of corium. (1)
Range
south states
See Also
Cyphopelta has a scutellum that is elevated into a rounded convex disk.
Works Cited
1.Taxonomic review: Miridae of the Nevada test site and the western United States
Knight, Harry H. 1968. Brigham Young University.