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Genus Orthocephalus

Fleahopper? - Orthocephalus saltator - female True Bug and aphid - Orthocephalus coriaceus Orthocephalus coriaceus? - Orthocephalus coriaceus Plant Bug - Orthocephalus coriaceus Orthocephalus saltator ? - Orthocephalus coriaceus Mirid - Orthocephalus coriaceus - male Bug - Orthocephalus coriaceus Mirid bug - Orthocephalus saltator
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 Orthotylinae
Tribe Halticini
Genus Orthocephalus
Explanation of Names
Orthocephalus Fieber 1858
2 spp. in our area, both non-native; >20 spp. worldwide(1)(2)(3)
Palaearctic (native); ne. NA (introduced, probably on plant material in the early 1900s)(1)(2)(4)