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Genus Hyaliodes

colorful bug - Hyaliodes harti Hyaliodes harti (end of abdomen) - Hyaliodes harti Plant bug - Hyaliodes harti Pale yellow insect - Hyaliodes harti Hyaliodes ? - Hyaliodes Clear-winged plant bug - Hyaliodes harti Plant Bug - Hyaliodes harti mirid - Hyaliodes harti
Classification
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 Deraeocorinae
Tribe Hyaliodini
Genus Hyaliodes
Explanation of Names
Hyaliodes Reuter 1876
Greek 'glass-like' (refers to the transparent hemelytra)
Numbers
3 spp. in our area, 24 total(1)
Size
4-5 mm
Identification
the transparent hemelytra are distinctive
Range
New World (Canada to Chile), mostly neotropical; in NA, eastern
Habitat
shrubs and trees in woodlands, parks, orchards
Food
larvae and adults feed on leaf-eating mites; adults also suck sap from leaves
Life Cycle
one generation per year; overwinters as egg
Remarks
a member of the tribe Hyaliodini that contains a total of 25 genera(2)