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Genus Deraeocoris

bug - Deraeocoris sayi Deraeocoris Deraeocoris sayi White Hemiptera Nymph with Red Band Across Abdomen - Deraeocoris mirid - Deraeocoris Deraeocoris sp.? - Deraeocoris fenestratus Deraeocoris nymph - Deraeocoris Deraeocoris
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 Deraeocorinae
Tribe Deraeocorini
Genus Deraeocoris
Explanation of Names
Deraeocoris Kirschbaum 1856
'collared bug'(1)
Numbers
64 spp. in our area, >200 spp. worldwide(2)
Remarks
Some species (N. nebulosus, brevis, fasciolus) are used as pest controls (Fact sheet by H. Riedl & G. Warner)
Works Cited
1.Composition of scientific words
Brown R.W. 1956. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, DC. 882 pp.
2.Schuh, R.T. 2002-2013. On-line Systematic Catalog of Plant Bugs (Insecta: Heteroptera: Miridae).