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Species Corythucha marmorata - Chrysanthemum Lace Bug

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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 Tingidae (Lace Bugs)
Subfamily Tinginae
Tribe Tingini
Genus Corythucha
Species marmorata (Chrysanthemum Lace Bug)
Explanation of Names
Corythucha marmorata (Uhler 1878)
marmorata 'marbled'
Size
3.2-3.4 mm(1)
Identification
Very pale, easily recognized by largely opaque whitish ground color; brown spots usually vague and ill-defined.(1)
Range
throughout the US & so. Canada; e. Asia [map](1)(2)
Food
hosts: various Asteraceae; reported from Solidago, Aster, Ambrosia, Helianthus, Rudbeckia, Echinops(3)
Life Cycle
Eggs with leaf damage; nymphs; adult:
Remarks
One of the most abundant lace bugs; may damage chrysanthemums(1)(3)
Works Cited
1.How to Know the True Bugs
Slater, James A., and Baranowski, Richard M. 1978. Wm. C. Brown Company.
2.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)
3.Heteroptera of economic importance
Schaefer C.W., Panizzi A.R. (eds). 2000. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, 828 pp.