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Nymph - Mirid? - Taylorilygus apicalis

Nymph - Mirid? - Taylorilygus apicalis
Fullerton Arboretum, Fullerton, Orange County, California, USA
December 4, 2008
This post includes three individuals of what I believe are the same species, but different instars. They were on two adjacent blooms. The last photo in the series is strictly for size and shows little detail of individuals. If you feel any of this is frass or that photos should be separated, please let me know.

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Moved

They are defintely Mirid nymphs...
But there are so many nymphs that look alike, and thus ID is very difficult even in the genus level except for a few unique species. ^^

 
Thanks, WonGun
I thought perhaps the two black dots were distinguishing. I realize the problem with nymphs, once reading that 90% of immatures haven't been tied to the adults. I'll probably frass these after a little while.

 
I don't think they are frassed...
I hope they can be IDed someday.

 
OK, will move to mirid.
...

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