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Newly recognized Holarctic and introduced plant bugs in North America (Heteroptera: Miridae)
By M.D. Schwartz & G.G.E. Scudder
The Canadian Entomologist 130(3): 267-283, 1998
don't see the text online... hints welcome

Miridae (Heteroptera) new to Canada with some taxonomic changes
By M.D. Schwartz & G.G.E. Scudder
J. New York Entomol. Soc. 108: 248-267, 2000
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List of 75 spp. new to Canada.

Miridae associated with Pennsylvania conifers 1. Species on arborvitae, false cypress, and juniper
By Wheeler, A. G., Jr and Henry, Thomas J.
The American Entomological Society, 1977
Transactions of the American Entomological Society 103: pp. 623-656

Provides description, biology, history and photos of mirids associated with Pennsylvania conifers.

Available online at PBI

Plant bugs of Quercus ilicifolia: myriads of mirids (Heteroptera) in pitch pine-scrub oak barrens
By Wheeler, A. G., Jr
the New York Entomological Society, 1991
Journal of the New York Entomological Society 99: pp. 405-440

Provides distribution and biology of plant bugs found on scrub (baer) oak.

Available online at PBI

The predaceous and phytophagous plant bugs (Heteroptera: Miridae) found on apple trees in Quebec.
By Braimah, S. A., L. A. Kelton and R. K. Stewart
Société Léon-Provancher d'Histoire Naturelle du Canada, 1982
Naturaliste Canadien 109(2)

Provides keys, descriptions, and illustrations of various mirids.

A Synthesis of the Holarctic Miridae (Heteroptera): Distribution, Biology, and Origin, with Emphasis on North America
By A. G., Jr. Wheeler & Thomas J. Henry
Entomological Society of America, 1992
The Thomas Say Foundation Volume XV

Provides distribution, host plants, habits, and records of naturally holarctic mirids and introduced mirids.

Taxonomic review: Miridae of the Nevada test site and the western United States
By Knight, Harry H.
Brigham Young University, 1968
Brigham Young University Science Bulletin, Biological Series 9

This book provides keys, descriptions, and illustrations of western Mirids.

Available online in Biodiversity Heritage Library.

The Hemiptera or sucking insects of Connecticut - Family Miridae (Capsidae)
By Knight, Harry, H.
State of Connecticut Geological and Natural History Survey, 1923
Guide to the insects of Connecticut. Part IV.

Along with Knight's another book, The Plant Bugs, or Miridae, of Illinois (1), this book provides keys and description of a variety of eastern Mirids.

Available online in PBI of American Museum of Natural History.

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