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Species Orthotylus ornatus

Mirid - Orthotylus ornatus - female Mirid - Orthotylus ornatus - female Unid. mirid - Orthotylus ornatus Orthotylus ornatus Van Duzee - Orthotylus ornatus Orthotylus ornatus Van Duzee - Orthotylus ornatus possible Orthotylus ornatus - Orthotylus ornatus possible Orthotylus ornatus - Orthotylus ornatus Plant Bug - Orthotylus ornatus
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 Orthotylinae
Tribe Orthotylini
Genus Orthotylus
Species ornatus (Orthotylus ornatus)
Explanation of Names
Orthotylus ornatus Van Duzee 1916
east of the Rocky Mtns (ON-AB to GA-TX)(1) -- map(2)
Mar-Apr in TX
Salix (Salicaceae)(3)(4)
Works Cited
1.Catalog of the Heteroptera, or True Bugs of Canada and the Continental United States
Thomas J. Henry, Richard C. Froeschner. 1988. Brill Academic Publishers.
2.Miridae North America (Discover Life's IDnature guide)
3.Insects associated with woody ornamental plants [of Texas].
Burke et al. 1994. 1994. Agrilife E-publication.
4.The Plant Bugs of the Prairie Provinces of Canada: Heteroptera, Miridae
L.A. Kelton. 1980. Canadian Govt. Pub. Centre Supply and Services Canada.