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Genus Psallus

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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 Phylinae
Tribe Phylini
Subtribe Phylina
Genus Psallus
Numbers
11 spp. in NA
Range
aethips (Zetterstedt, 1840): E (NY, AB, MI, PA)
betuleti (Fallén, 1826): nw. NA north of 55 degrees
breviceps Reuter, 1909: TX, CA
falleni Reuter, 1883: e. Canada, MI, NH
flavellus Stichel, 1933: NS
haematodes (Gmelin, 1790): BC, WA
lepidus Fieber, 1858: e. Canada
montanus Josifov, 1973: e. NA
nigerrimus (Van Duzee, 1916): CA
purshiae Knight, 1968: NV
variabilis (Fallén, 1807): e. US
Remarks
- The number of spp. is decreasing because several new genera have been and are being derived from Psallus.
- P. montanus was raised from ssp. level to sp. level in C. Rieger & W. Rabitsch, 2006, Taxonomy and distribution of Psallus betuleti (Fallén) and P. montanus Josifov stat. nov. (Heteroptera, Miridae), Tijdschrift voor Entomologie 149: 161-166.