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Species Brooksetta althaeae - Hollyhock Plant Bug

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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 Orthotylinae
Tribe Orthotylini
Genus Brooksetta
Species althaeae (Hollyhock Plant Bug)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Author: Hussey, 1924 (Original genus: Orthotylus)
Previous genus: Orthotylus, Melanotrichus
Dosum with black, scalelike pubescence; color chiefly deep apple green; veins green; membrane including larger areoles fuscous. (1)
Central US (CO, IL, IA, MI, MN, WY) (1)
Cultivated hollyhock (Althaea rosea), mallow (Malva rotundifolia) (1)
Works Cited
1.The Plant Bugs, or Miridae, of Illinois
Knight, Harry, H. 1941. State of illinois.