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Photos of insects and people from the 2022 BugGuide gathering in New Mexico, July 20-24

National Moth Week was July 23-31, 2022! See moth submissions.

Photos of insects and people from the Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2

Photos of insects and people from the 2019 gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Photos of insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

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Genus Trigonotylus

Unknown Bug - Trigonotylus caelestialium True Bug? - Trigonotylus caelestialium Long, white bug with a nice probiscus - Trigonotylus Miridae --? - Trigonotylus Red-antennaed green bug - Trigonotylus caelestialium Trigonotylus caelestialium Unknown Trigonotylus - Trigonotylus Plant bug on white wall - 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