Center for Systematic Entomology, Gainesville, Florida


Date of this Version

March 2002


Published in Insecta Mundi Volume 16, No. 1-3, March-September, 2002. Copyright © 2002 Halbert and Brambila.
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Dipsocorid bugs were found in samples collected from suction traps (Allison and Pike 1988) in a citrus nursery near LaBelle, Hendry County, Florida. In all, five specimens were collected: 15-22-X- 2001 (1 male), 22-29 X 2001 (1 female), 9-16-XI- 2001 (2 females), 16-21-XI-2001 (1 female). This is the first record of the family Dipsocoridae in Florida. Specimens are deposited in the Florida State Collection of Arthropods (FSCA).

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