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Species Dicyphus famelicus

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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 Bryocorinae
Tribe Dicyphini
Genus Dicyphus
Species famelicus (Dicyphus famelicus)
Size
Lenght: 4.4 –4.7 mm
Identification
“Head light yellow often marked with red. First antennal segment pale green, bar near base and apex red; second segment pale green, apical one third red or black. Pronotum and scutellum light yellow. Hemelytra opaque white marked with orange or red. Ventral surface yellow or orange; legs pale green. Macropterous (...) This species is distinguished by the large size, by the reddish or orange color on the hemelytra”. (1)
Range
Eastern USA and Canada
Food
Phytophagous and predaceous on aphids.
Life Cycle
“The adults hibernate. The eggs are laid in the spring, and the adults gradually die out by the end of June. The nymphs appear about the first part of June and the new adults about first part of July. The new adults are active until hibernation.”(1)
Print References
Plant Bugs on Fruit Crops in Canada. Heteroptera: Miridae. (1)
Internet References
pinned adult image of D. famelicus (Insects of Cedar Creek, Minnesota)