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Species Pinalitus rubricatus

Plant Bug 1736 - Pinalitus rubricatus
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids and Allies)
Suborder Heteroptera (True Bugs)
Infraorder Cimicomorpha
Superfamily Miroidea
Family Miridae (Plant Bugs)
Subfamily Mirinae
Tribe Mirini
Genus Pinalitus
Species rubricatus (Pinalitus rubricatus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
=Lygus rubricatus, Orthops rubricatus
Explanation of Names
Pinalitus rubricatus (Fallén 1807)
Range
native to, and widespread across the Palaearctic(1); adventive in NA (NS & ne. US)(2)(3)
Food
on various conifers(1), esp. pines(3)
Remarks
earliest NA record: NS 1966(2)
Internet References
images of adults and nymphs from Denmark and Switzerland