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Genus Trigonotylus

Trigonotylus caelestialium Rice Leaf Bug  - Trigonotylus caelestialium Trigonotylus? - Trigonotylus caelestialium ? - Trigonotylus caelestialium Green bug with red antennae - Trigonotylus caelestialium what bug? - Trigonotylus caelestialium A very thin green true bug - Trigonotylus caelestialium Insect - Trigonotylus caelestialium
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 Stenodemini
Genus Trigonotylus
Other Common Names
the holarctic T. caelestialium is called the Rice Leaf Bug
15 spp. in our area, 37 total(1)
3-6 mm
throughout North America, Eurasia, and other parts of the world