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Species Phylus coryli

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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 Phylinae
Tribe Phylini
Subtribe Phylina
Genus Phylus
Species coryli (Phylus coryli)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
=Cimex mutabilis Linnaeus 1758; Cimex flavipes Scopoli 1763; Phytocoris rufiventris Fallén 1829; Phylus pallipes Hahn 1831; Capsus avellanae H. Meyer-Dür 1841
Explanation of Names
Phylus coryli (Linnaeus 1758)
native to Europe, adventive in our area (BC)(1)
European filbert (Corylus avellana) and aphids/psyllids thereon(1)
earliest NA record: 1959(2)
Internet References
images of adults and nymphs from Europe: 1, 2, 3
Works Cited
1.A Synthesis of the Holarctic Miridae (Heteroptera): Distribution, Biology, and Origin, with Emphasis on North America
A. G., Jr. Wheeler & Thomas J. Henry. 1992. Entomological Society of America.
2.Alien true bugs (Hemiptera: Heteroptera) in Canada: composition and adaptations
Scudder G.G.E., Foottit R.G. 2006. Can. Entomol. 138: 24-51.