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Subfamily Mirinae

Bug v. Syrphid - Phytocoris Two-spotted Grass Bug - Stenotus binotatus Small brown bug - Polymerus basalis Bug. - Stenodema trispinosum A very thin green true bug - Trigonotylus caelestialium Probable Plant Bug Taedia - Taedia Assassin? - Phytocoris Dichrooscytus? - Dichrooscytus
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 Mirinae
Numbers
the largest subfamily, with >300 genera in 6 tribes worldwide(1); 77 genera in 4 tribes in NA
Remarks
Subfamily MIRINAE
Tribe Herdoniini
Genera Barberiella, Closterocoris, Cyphopelta, Dacerla, Heidemanniella, Mexicomiris, Paradacerla, Paraxenetus

Tribe Mirini

Tribe Resthenini
Genera Oncerometopus, Opistheurista, Platytylus, Prepops

Genera Acetropis, Actinocoris, Autumnimiris, Chaetofoveolocoris, Chaetomiris, Collaria, Dolichomiris, Leptopterna, Litomiris, Megaloceroea, Mimoceps, Pithanus, Porpomiris, Stenodema, Teratocoris, Trigonotylus
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.Resurrection of the plant bug genus Pappus Distant, with Clarification of included species (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Miridae)
Thomas J. Henry. 2006. Entomological Society of Washington.