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Species Gargaphia tiliae - Linden 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 Gargaphia
Species tiliae (Linden Lace Bug)
Other Common Names
Basswood Lace Bug
Explanation of Names
Gargaphia tiliae (Walsh 1864)
tiliae = 'of linden/basswood'
Size
4-5 mm(1)
Range
e. Canada (NB-ON)(2), e. US west to CO-AZ, Mexico(3)
Food
host: Linden (Basswood)
Remarks
caused severe browning of Basswood in Canada(4)
Works Cited
1.How to Know the True Bugs
Slater, James A., and Baranowski, Richard M. 1978. Wm. C. Brown Company.
2.Checklist of the Hemiptera of Canada and Alaska
Maw, H.E.L., R.G. Foottit, K.G.A. Hamilton and G.G.E. Scudder. 2000. NRC Research Press.
3.Guilbert E. (2013) Lace bugs database
4.Heteroptera of economic importance
Schaefer C.W., Panizzi A.R. (eds). 2000. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL, 828 pp.