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Cyrtopeltis canariensis - Various life stages An adult and various development stages (nymps) of Cyrtopeltis canariensis on a leaf of Cictus symphytifolius with leaf mines created by the larvae of <a href="https://www.jungledragon.com/tag/62179/dicladispa_occator.html" title="Dicladispa occator" class="tag"><em>6</em>Dicladispa occator</a>  Cictus symphytifolius,Cyrtopeltis,Cyrtopeltis canariensis,Dicladispa occator,Dicyphini,Geotagged,La Palma (Canary Islands),Miridae,Spain,leaf mine,nymph Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Cyrtopeltis canariensis - Various life stages

An adult and various development stages (nymps) of Cyrtopeltis canariensis on a leaf of Cictus symphytifolius with leaf mines created by the larvae of 6Dicladispa occator

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  1. Wow! Awesome scene! Posted 5 months ago
    1. I suspect that the Cyrtopeltis are optionally predatory, like many other Dicyphini and may well occasionally suck on the larvae of the Dicladispa in the mines too. Posted 5 months ago
      1. Interesting! Posted 5 months ago

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Cyrtopeltis canariensis is a small Plant bug (Miridae) from the western Canary Islands, living on the endemic plant Cictus symphytifolius at altitudes from 800-1800m.

Similar species: True Bugs
Species identified by Pudding4brains
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By Pudding4brains

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Uploaded Dec 20, 2019. Captured in LP-301, 38712 BreƱa Baja, Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Spain.