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Subfamily Bryocorinae

Broad-headed Bug? - Dicyphus discrepans Yucca plant bugs? - Halticotoma Fly (?) - Dicyphus Plant Bug - Campyloneura virgula Bug - Bryocoris pteridis - female Tupiocoris californicus? - Tupiocoris californicus Unknown true bug - Pycnoderes Dicyphus famelicus
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
Explanation of Names
Bryocorinae Baerensprung 1860
7 tribes(1), with 20* genera in NA and ~200 genera worldwide(2)
*Bryocoris (not recorded) is added.
Recognized by the combination of 3-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.(3)
Works Cited
2.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.
3.Plant Bugs, or Miridae (Hemiptera Heteroptera), of Cuba (Faunistica)
Luis M. Hernández & Thomas J. Henry. 2010. Pensoft Pub.