Sycamore Lace Bug (Corythucha ciliata)

CENTRAL FLORIDA CRITTER OF THE DAY: Sycamore Lace Bug (Corythucha ciliata)

New to my buggy life list. This native, miniscule true bug feeds on leaves.

larval host: sycamore

Learn: http://entomology.ifas.ufl.edu/creatures/trees/sycamore_lace_bug.htm

Shown on Florida Native Plant: AMERICAN SYCAMORE; AMERICAN PLANETREE (Platanus occidentalis)

key: http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/choate/tingidae.pdf

photos of nymphs:

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Sycamore Lace Bug nymphs are about the size of a pinhead

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closeup of a single sycamore lace bug nymph

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