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Subfamily Bryocorinae

Mating Mirids  - Engytatus modestus - male - female Yellow with red Racing Stripes (again) - Campyloneura virgula mirid plant bug - Engytatus modestus mirid plant bug - Tupiocoris agilis Help! - Pycnoderes Miridae on tomato stem Mirid nymph - Campyloneura virgula Miridae, lateral - Halticotoma
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 Bryocorinae
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Author: Carvalho, 1957
3 tribes, with 20* genera in NA and ~200 genera worldwide(1)
*Bryocoris (not recorded) is added.
Recognized by the combination of three-segmented tarsi, pulvilli attached at base of claw (sometimes difficult to see), the often distally thickened tarsi, or if slender, with tiny, indistinct claws. Eccritotarsines usually have only one closed cell on the hemelytral membrane. (2)
Subfamily Bryocorinae
Tribe Bryocorini

Tribe Dicyphini
Genera Campyloneura (1 sp.), Cyrtopeltis (1 sp.), Dicyphus (8 spp.), Engytatus (1 sp.), Macrolophus (9 spp.), Miomonalonion (1 sp.), Nesidocoris (1 sp.), Tupiocoris (16 spp.), Usingerella (2 spp.)

Tribe Eccritotarsini
Genera Caulotops, Cyrtocapsus, Halticotoma, Hesperolabops, Pycnoderes, Pycnoderella, Sixeonotopsis, Sixeonotus, Sysinas
Works Cited
1.Biodiversity of the Heteroptera
Henry T.J. 2009. In: Foottit R.G., Adler P.H., eds. Insect biodiversity: Science and society. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell: 223-263.
2.Plant Bugs, or Miridae (Hemiptera Heteroptera), of Cuba (Faunistica)
Luis M. Hernández & Thomas J. Henry. 2010. Pensoft Pub.