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Phthia picta
(black bug)

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Phthia picta (black bug)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 21 November 2019
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Pest
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Phthia picta
  • Preferred Common Name
  • black bug
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Metazoa
  •     Phylum: Arthropoda
  •       Subphylum: Uniramia
  •         Class: Insecta
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Phthia picta (Drury)

Preferred Common Name

  • black bug

International Common Names

  • English: red tomato, bug
  • Spanish: chinche del tomate (Arg); chinche negra
  • Portuguese: percevejo do tomate (Brasil)

Local Common Names

  • Brazil: percevejo do tomate

EPPO code

  • PHTIPI (Phthia picta)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Metazoa
  •         Phylum: Arthropoda
  •             Subphylum: Uniramia
  •                 Class: Insecta
  •                     Order: Hemiptera
  •                         Suborder: Heteroptera
  •                             Family: Coreidae
  •                                 Genus: Phthia
  •                                     Species: Phthia picta

Distribution Table

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The distribution in this summary table is based on all the information available. When several references are cited, they may give conflicting information on the status. Further details may be available for individual references in the Distribution Table Details section which can be selected by going to Generate Report.

Last updated: 10 Jan 2020

Growth Stages

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Distribution References

CABI Data Mining, Undated. CAB Abstracts Data Mining.,

Schotman C Y L, 1989. Plant pests of quarantine importance to the Caribbean. In: RLAC-PROVEG, 80 pp.

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