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Species Orthotylus candidatus - Orthotylus (Neomecomma) candidatus

Plant Bug - Orthotylus candidatus
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 Orthotylini
Genus Orthotylus
Species candidatus (Orthotylus (Neomecomma) candidatus)
Explanation of Names
Orthotylus candidatus Van Duzee 1916
Range
transcontinental in the north (NF-AK)(1)(2), most of the US? data in(3) unclear
Works Cited
1.Checklist of the Hemiptera of Canada and Alaska
Maw, H.E.L., R.G. Foottit, K.G.A. Hamilton and G.G.E. Scudder. 2000. NRC Research Press.
2.Alaskan Heteroptera (Hemiptera): New records, associated data, and deletions
Scudder G.G.E., Sikes D.S. 2014. Zootaxa 3852: 373-381.
3.Plant Bug Planetary Biodiversity Inventory