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Bug - Pilophoropsidea camela - female

Bug - Pilophoropsidea camela - Female
Pheasant Branch Conservancy, Middleton, Dane County, Wisconsin, USA
September 9, 2014
Size: ~3mm

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Pilophoropsidea camela (Knight), female
Moved from Ceratocapsini. ID confirmed from specimen, now a photo-voucher. Thanks Tom.

Revision in (1).

per T.D. Henry fide M.D. Schwartz, this is currently called 'camelus Knight 1930' [Ceratocapsus]; the status & taxonomy of this form is being revised by Dr Henry.

Moved from Plant Bugs.

ha! super... seems to key to a southwestern genus
let's wait for the experts

Moved from ID Request.

i asked the experts at AMNH
Dr R.T. Schuh wrote, "This looks a lot like a female Cyrtopeltocoris, but I am thinking Orthotylinae. We need to know what the parempodia look like to be certain where to start."

Tom, would you please do your best photographing that plate between the tarsal claws -- parempodia are the pair of seta-like things sitting at its apex

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