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Photos of insects and people from the 2022 BugGuide gathering in New Mexico, July 20-24

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Photos of insects and people from the Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2

Photos of insects and people from the 2019 gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

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Genus Pinalitus

Pink-hearted Plant bug, 6:47pm - Pinalitus Plant Bug - Pinalitus approximatus Mirid - Pinalitus Biting Bug - Pinalitus Biting Bug - Pinalitus Mirid 10 - Pinalitus rubrotinctus Orangeish Plant Bug - Pinalitus Miridae - Pinalitus
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 Mirinae
Tribe Mirini
Genus Pinalitus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Author: Kelton, 1955
6 species in North America (approximatus, cervinus, rostratus, rubricatus, rubrotinctus, solivagus)
Internet References
1. Pinned and live images of adults and nymphs of P. cervinus provided by Danmarks Blomstertæger.
2. Live adult images of P. cervinus provided by British Bugs.