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Species Bryocoris pteridis

Bug - Bryocoris pteridis - female Mirid - Bryocoris pteridis - male
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 Bryocorinae
Tribe Bryocorini
Genus Bryocoris
Species pteridis (Bryocoris pteridis)
Explanation of Names
Bryocoris pteridis (Fallén 1807)
Range
native to and widespread in the Palaearctic (Europe to e. Siberia)(1)
Works Cited
1.Keys to the insects of the Far East of the USSR, Vol. 2. Homoptera and Heteroptera
Lehr, P. A., ed. 1988. Leningrad, Nauka Publishing House.