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Species Oncotylus guttulatus

Oncotylus guttulatus Uhler - Oncotylus guttulatus
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 Phylinae
Tribe Phylini
Subtribe Oncotylina
Genus Oncotylus
Species guttulatus (Oncotylus guttulatus)
Explanation of Names
Oncotylus guttulatus Uhler, 1894
1 sp. n. of Mex. (1)
Length to tip of venter, 4.5-4.75 mm (Uhler, 1894)
There is much difference among several spmns in the amount of spotting upon the hemielytra and pronotum. (Uhler, 1894),(Discover Life)
sw US (CA-TX-CO-NV) / Mex. (Carvalho 1958),(1),(Discover Life)
Life Cycle
asso. w/ multiple plant families, particularly Asteraceae and Malvaceae (Discover Life)
Print References
Uhler, P.R. 1894. Observations upon the heteropterous Hemiptera of Lower California, with descriptions of new species. Proceedings of the California Academy of Sciences (2)4: 223-295. (Full PDF)
Carvalho, J.C.M. 1958. A catalogue of the Miridae of the world. Part II. Arquivos do Museu Nacional, Rio de Janeiro 45: 216 pp. (PDF)
Internet References
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.