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30 September 2019 First Report of Caulotops distanti Reuter (Hemiptera: Miridae: Bryocorinae) Feeding on Two Species of Mezcal Agave (Asparagaceae) in Guerrero, Mexico
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An agave bug Caulotops distanti Reuter (Hemiptera: Miridae) is considered a potential pest of agaves in Guerrero, Mexico. Specimens were collected on the leaves of mezcal agave (Agave vivipara L., and Agave cupreata Trel & Berger) (Asparagaceae) in plantations in Quetzalapa, Huitzuco de los Figueroa, Guerrero, Mexico. This is the first report C. distanti attacking Agave cupreata and A. vivipara. Observations on damage and feeding symptoms of this plant bugs are presented.

Pedro Figueroa-Castro, Víctor López-Martínez, Thomas J. Henry, Harry Brailovsky, and Artemio Hernández-Ruiz "First Report of Caulotops distanti Reuter (Hemiptera: Miridae: Bryocorinae) Feeding on Two Species of Mezcal Agave (Asparagaceae) in Guerrero, Mexico," Florida Entomologist 102(3), 642-644, (30 September 2019). https://doi.org/10.1653/024.102.0314
Published: 30 September 2019
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