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Genus Tropidosteptes

Tropidosteptes adustus Mirid - Tropidosteptes pubescens - female Tropidosteptes cardinalis Red and black plant bug - Tropidosteptes cardinalis  Tropidosteptes quercicola (Johnston, 1939) - Tropidosteptes quercicola Tropidosteptes quercicola (Johnston) - Tropidosteptes quercicola Male, Tropidosteptes? - Tropidosteptes vittifrons - male Tropidosteptes palmeri
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 Mirinae
Tribe Mirini
Genus Tropidosteptes
Explanation of Names
Tropidosteptes Uhler 1878
~50 spp. total
about a quarter of NA spp. host on Fraxinus and are potentially endangered by the EAB (1)
Works Cited
1.Ecological impacts of the emerald ash borer. Pp. 15-62. In: R.G. Van Driesche (ed.), Biology and Control of Emerald Ash Borer.
Wagner, D.L. and K. Todd. 2015. USDA Technical Bulletin FHTET-2014-09. Morgantown, WV.