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Plant Bug - Tropidosteptes quercicola

Plant Bug - Tropidosteptes quercicola
Houston, Harris County, Texas, USA
March 21, 2007
High up in an oak tree.

Moved based on
Moved based on .

Moved from Knightomiris distinctus.

prob. Knightomiris distinctus (Knight 1917) - det. M.D. Schwartz
Moved tentatively from Mirini.

I found another like this one...

Moved from Plant Bugs.

I suspect it to be a Henrylygus species...


It may not be Lygus species...
It definitely has legs with a different pattern from other Lygus bugs. It is better to move it to the tribe Mirini...

Moved from Plant Bugs.

Lygus; I think lineolaris--Tarnished Plant Bug

Thanks for the
many mirid ID's.

Family Miridae.
Family Miridae.

Figures that I get the comon names mixed up. Mirid=Plant bug, not seed bug! Thanks for the correction.

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