Definition of Poecilocapsus lineatus
1. Noun. Yellow or orange leaf bug with four black stripes down the back; widespread in central and eastern North America.
Generic synonyms: Capsid, Mirid, Mirid Bug
Group relationships: Genus Poecilocapsus, Poecilocapsus
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Poecilocapsus Lineatus
Literary usage of Poecilocapsus lineatus
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1. The Insect Book: A Popular Account of the Bees, Wasps, Ants, Grasshoppers by Leland Ossian Howard (1901)
"Poecilocapsus lineatus Fab.: a, adult; b, c, immature. (After Lugger.) Eggs. (After Slingerland.) are of a greenish-black color. The red color is retained ..."
2. Annual Report (1894)
"... Uhler in Kingsley's Stand. Nat. Hist., p. 286 (1886), brief. Poecilocapsus lineatus, Fabr. Renter. ..."