Camponotidea fieberi Reuter, 1879 (Hemiptera: Miridae), a genus and species new for the Island of Crete

Short communication

Paride Dioli¹* , Fotis Samaritakis²

¹ Museum of Natural History, Dept. of Entomology, Corso Venezia 55, Milano, Italy
² Makedonomachon 22 PC, 73134, Chania, Crete, Greece
*Corresponding author

Received: 26.01.2021 / Accepted: 18.03.2021 / Published: 09.04.2021
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The genus Camponotidea Reuter, 1879 with C. fieberi Reuter, 1879 (Hemiptera: Miridae) is recorded for the first time from the Island of Crete. Differences between C. fieberi and C. saundersi (Puton, 1874) are discussed. A new host plant is presented for this Ponto-Mediterranean zoophytophagous species.


Heteroptera, true bugs, new record, faunistics, distribution, Island of Crete, Greece