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Photo#196659
Plant Bug  - Orthocephalus saltator

Plant Bug - Orthocephalus saltator
Arlington, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
July 1, 2008

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Plant Bug  - Orthocephalus saltator Plant Bug  - Orthocephalus saltator

O. saltator
Moved from Orthocephalus to new species page based on WonGun's ID plus info and images linked to in Guide.

Moved
Moved from Plant Bugs.

Miridae.
This might actually be an adult female...Family is Miridae in any event, perhaps the genus Halticus.

 
looks like Orthocephalus...
^^

 
Maybe Orthocephalus saltator...
See an image of Orthocephalus coriaceus.

"Orthocephalus saltator is easily separated from 0. coriaceus by the larger size, more slender form, uniformly black hemelytra, yellow tibiae, ..." (http://research.amnh.org/pbi/library/4011.pdf)