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Genus Microtechnites

Halticus bractatus - Microtechnites bractatus - female Tiny black bug - Microtechnites bractatus Garden fleahopper - Microtechnites bractatus - male - female Jumping bug nymph - Microtechnites bractatus Garden Fleahopper - Microtechnites bractatus Plant Bug ? - Microtechnites bractatus - female Tytthus? - Microtechnites bractatus Bug - Microtechnites bractatus - male
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 Halticini
Genus Microtechnites
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Type species: Microtechnites spegazzinii Berg 1883
Explanation of Names
Microtechnites Berg 1883
a single species in our area, 6 spp. total(1)
e. NA to Argentina; 1 sp. in Hawaii(1)