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Genus Reuteroscopus

Miridae (Ornate Plant Bug) - Reuteroscopus ornatus Plant Bug - Reuteroscopus ornatus? - Reuteroscopus Reuteroscopus sp.? - Reuteroscopus Plant bug - Reuteroscopus ornatus Ornate Plant Bug - Reuteroscopus ornatus Reuteroscopus - Reuteroscopus ornatus FL mirid - Reuteroscopus ornatus Reuteroscopus ornatus
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 Phylinae
Tribe Phylini
Subtribe Keltoniina
Genus Reuteroscopus
Explanation of Names
Reuteroscopus Kirkaldy 1905
the name commemorates Odo Reuter
Numbers
15 spp. in our area(1)
Range
Most spp. in the southwest (AZ, TX), the only widespread sp is R. ornatus (e. US to CA)(1)
Works Cited
1.Catalog of the Heteroptera, or True Bugs of Canada and the Continental United States
Thomas J. Henry, Richard C. Froeschner. 1988. Brill Academic Publishers.