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Tribe Halticini

¯ - Labops Head and antennae - Microtechnites bractatus Orthocephalus coriaceus? - Orthocephalus coriaceus Mirid? nymph with mite - Microtechnites bractatus Tiny Bug - Microtechnites bractatus - male Bug - Microtechnites bractatus - male Very small bug - Microtechnites bractatus Microtechnites bractatus
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 Orthotylinae
Tribe Halticini
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Author: Costa, A., 1853
Numbers
5 genera in North America (25 genera in the world) (1)
Remarks
Tribe Halticini
Genera Anapus, Halticus, Labops, Myrmecophyes, Orthocephalus
Works Cited
1.The Halticini of the world (Insecta: Heteroptera: Miridae: Orthotylinae): generic reclassification, phylogeny, and host plant as
NIKOLAI J. TATARNIC and GERASIMOS CASSIS. 2012. The Linnean Society of London.