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Species Megalopsallus ephedrae

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New genera, new species, and new combinations in western Nearctic Phylini (Heteroptera, Miridae, Phylinae)
By Christiane Weirauch
American Museum of Natural History, 2006
American Museum Novitates No. 3521

Provides the key, the description, and the images of six new genera Galbinocoris, Hamatophylus, Insulaphylus, Maculamiris, Quernocoris, and Vesperocoris. The author transferred Plagiognathus guttulosus (Reuter, 1876) and Plagiognathus paddocki Knight, 1964 to the genera Hamatophylus and Vesperocoris, respectively.

Available online at AMNH Research Library.

New Genera and Species of Oak-Associated Phylini (Heteroptera: Miridae: Phylinae) from Western North America
By Christiane Weirauch
American Museum of Natural History, 2006
American Museum Novitates No. 3522

Provides the key, the description, and the images of six new genera Crassomiris, Phallospinophylus, Quercophylus, Pygovepres, Rubellomiris, and Rubeospineus. The author transferred Psallus vaccinicola Knight, 1930 to the genus Pygovepres.

Available online at AMNH Research Library.

Reevaluation of the plant bug genus Icodema, with descriptions of two new genera to accomodate five Nearctic species
By Henry, Thomas J.
the New York Entomological Society, 1999
Full Title: Reevaluation of the plant bug genus Icodema, with descriptions of two new genera to accomodate five Nearctic species (Heteroptera: Miridae: Phylinae)
Journal of the New York Entomological Society 107: pp. 181-203

Provides key, description, photos and illustration of the genera Americodema and Occidentodema.

Revision of the New World Pilophorini (Heteroptera, Miridae, Phylinae)
By Randall T. Schuh & Michael D. Schwartz
American Museum of Natural History, 1988
Bulletin of the AMNH v. 187, article 2

Covers almost all New World speices in Pilophorini. Key to three New World Pilophorini genera, Alepidiella, Sthenaridea, and Pilophorus, key to species of each genus, and description of each species along with photos and pictures.

Available online at AMNH Research Library.

Myrmecomorphic Miridae on mistletoe: Phoradendrepulus myrmecomorphus, n. gen., n. sp., & redescr. of Pilophoropsis brachypterus
By Polhemus, D. A. and Polhemus, J. T.
Pan-Pacific Entomologist, 1985
Polhemus, D. A. and J. T. Polhemus. 1985
Myrmecomorphic Miridae (Hemiptera) on mistletoe: Phoradendrepulus myrmecomorphus, n. gen., n. sp., and a redescription of Pilophoropsis brachypterus Poppius
Pan-Pacific Entomologist 61(1):26-31

Descriptions of thirty new species and two new genera of North American Miridae (Hemiptera)
By Knight, H. H.
Knight, H. H., 1925A. Descriptions of thirty new species and two new genera of North American Miridae (Hemiptera). Bulletin of the Brooklyn Entomological Society 20: 33--58.

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New genera and species of North American Miridae (Hemiptera)
By H. H. Knight
Iowa State College Journal of Science 33(4):421-426, 1959
Knight, H. H. 1959. New genera and species of North American Miridae (Hemiptera). Iowa State College Journal of Science 33(4):421-426

Description of Anapus americanus and Chlamydatus ruficornis, and the genera Ballella and Beamerella.

New Synonymies And A New Combination In The North American Miridae Hemiptera Heteroptera
By T J Henry
Proceedings of The Entomological Society of Washington 84: 337-341, 1982
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deals with the following: Phytocoris discoidalis Henry, 1974 = P. dreisbachi Knight, 1974; Plagiognathus inopinus Knight, 1926 = P. albatus Van Duzee, 1915; Rhinocapsus miniatus Knight. 1923 = R. rubricans Provancher, 1887; and Texocoris secludis Schaffner. 1974 = Parthenicus nigrellus Knight, 1939.

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