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Genus Macrotylus

9031639 mirid? - Macrotylus sexguttatus Green - Macrotylus amoenus Macrotylus vanduzeei? - Macrotylus vanduzeei Mirid on yellow composite - Macrotylus undescribed-sp-a Macrotylus infuscatus Van Duzee, 1917 - Macrotylus infuscatus - male Macrotylus infuscatus Van Duzee, 1917 - Macrotylus infuscatus - male Macrotylus intermedius (?) from Mount Diablo - Macrotylus intermedius Miridae on Phacelia hubbyi - Macrotylus tristis
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 Cremnorrhinini
Genus Macrotylus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
needs revision(1)
Explanation of Names
Macrotylus Fieber 1858
Numbers
TBA spp. in our area, ~70 total(1)
Range
holarctic + S. Africa(1)
Works Cited
1.A revised classification of the Phylinae (Insecta, Heteroptera, Miridae) : arguments for the placement of genera
Randall T. Schuh and Katrina L Menard. 2013. American Museum of Natural History.