Capsus ater

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Capsus ater
Capsus ater 2.jpg
An adult Capsus ater
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Superorder: Paraneoptera
Order: Hemiptera
Suborder: Heteroptera
Infraorder: Cimicomorpha
Superfamily: Miroidea
Family: Miridae
Subfamily: Mirinae
Tribe: Mirini
Genus: Capsus
Species: C. ater
Binomial name
Capsus ater

Capsus flavicollis (Fabricius, 1775)
Capsus nigricornis Hahn, 1826
Capsus nigripes (Strobl, 1900)
Capsus rutilus Stichel, 1930
Capsus semiflavus (Linnaeus, 1767)
Capsus sordens (Gmelin, 1790)
Capsus tyrannus (Fabricius, 1781)
Cimex ater Linnaeus, 1758


Capsus ater is a species of bug in the Miridae family that likely originated in North America, but that is now found in Africa, Europe, northern Asia and North America.[1][2][3]


  1. ^ Henry, Thomas J.; Froeschner, Richard C., eds. (1988). "Family Miridae". Catalog of the Heteroptera, or True Bugs, of Canada and the Continental United States. New York: E. J. Brill. pp. 300–301. ISBN 0-916846-44-X.
  2. ^ Schuh, R.T. 2002-2013. On-line Systematic Catalog of Plant Bugs (Insecta: Heteroptera: Miridae). [1]
  3. ^ "Capsus ater". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 9 January 2014.