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Photo#443762
Minute Pirate Bug - Orius insidiosus

Minute Pirate Bug - Orius insidiosus
Harrisonburg, Rockingham County, Virginia, USA
August 17, 2010
Size: ~2 mm
Found feeding on a Mint plant in a garden. Identified to Family via BugGuide images and comments. Looks most like Orius insidiosus to me.

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ID confirmed
using Kelton (1978)

 
Thank you
very much Tim. This little guy was not cooperative at all for his picture, kept hiding between the stems and the lighting was awful.

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