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Genus Macrotylus

Yellow and black mirid - Macrotylus essigi Plant bug? - Macrotylus M. dorsalis - Macrotylus dorsalis M. dorsalis - Macrotylus dorsalis Plant Bug - Macrotylus Macrotylus infuscatus Van Duzee, 1917 - Macrotylus infuscatus - male Miridae on Phacelia hubbyi - Macrotylus tristis Plant Bug (Macrotylus amoenus) on Camphorweed - Macrotylus amoenus
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
TBA spp. in our area, ~70 total(1)
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.