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Species Mexicomiris texanus

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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 Mirinae
Tribe Herdoniini
Genus Mexicomiris
Species texanus (Mexicomiris texanus)
Explanation of Names
Mexicomiris texanus Carvalho 1986
Numbers
1 sp. n. of Mex.
Range
n. TX to n. Mex. - Map (1)
Season
Apr-May (BG data)
Food
oaks (Quercus spp.) (2)
Remarks
Type Locality: Ft. Sam Houston, Bexar Co., Texas, 6.IV.1953, B.J. Adelson; 2 males, 1 female; NMNH.
See Also
appears to be a mimic of:
Euderces reichei LeConte
- Range: mostly KS to n. TX
Det. M. A. Quinn, 2012
Print References
Carvalho, J.C.M. and J.C. Schaffner. 1986. Annales de la Société entomologique de France 22(2): 217.
Works Cited
1.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)
2.Abundance and distribution of potential arthropod prey species in a typical Golden-cheeked Warbler habitat.
Quinn, M.A. 2000. Unpublished Thesis. Texas A&M University, College Station. ix + 182 pp.