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Species Fulvius anthocoroides

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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 Cylapinae
Genus Fulvius
Species anthocoroides (Fulvius anthocoroides)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Author: Reuter, 1875 (Original genus: Teratodella)
Identification
Distinguished by the mostly brown A2 with at least the distal one third pale, the uniformly dark brown scutellum, the dark brown hemelytron with the basal third of the corium and clavus pale and a large white spot (often tinged with orange) at the apex of the corium bordering the uniformly dark brown cuneus. (1)
Range
FL, LA, and Hawaii in the US.
Africa, Asia, Australia, South & Central America, the Indo-Pacific, and the Caribbean Region. (1)
Remarks
Probably introduced. Recently reported for the first time in the USA.
Internet References
Works Cited
1.First North American record of the Old World Cylapine Fulvius subnitens Poppius (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Miridae) from Virginia,
Thomas J. Henry, Richard L. Hoffman and Andrzej Wolski. 2011. Entomological Society of Washington.