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Species Orthotylus submarginatus

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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 Orthotylus
Species submarginatus (Orthotylus submarginatus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Author: Say, 1832 (Original genus: Capsus)
4-4.6 mm (1)
Dorsum pale salmon to orange; antennae, front of head, lateral margins of pronotal disk, scutellum, rather broad area on either side of commissure, embolium, area at apex of corium, apex of cuneus, and membrane, blackish or black; rostrum, except apex, pale; legs mostly pale, with hind femora dusky and tibiae almost black. (2)
Eastern North America (ne NA per BG data)
Jun-Jul (BG data)
Black locust (Robinia pseudoacacia) (2)
Works Cited
1.Heteroptera of Eastern North America
W.S. Blatchley. 1926. The Nature Publishing Company.
2.The Plant Bugs, or Miridae, of Illinois
Knight, Harry, H. 1941. State of illinois.