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Megaloceroea recticornis


Taxonavigation: Miroidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Paraneoptera
Superordo: Condylognatha
Ordo: Hemiptera
Subordo: Heteroptera
Infraordo: Cimicomorpha
Superfamilia: Miroidea

Familia: Miridae
Subfamiliae (8): Bryocorinae - Cylapinae - Deraeocorinae - Isometopinae - Mirinae - Orthotylinae - Phylinae - Psallopinae
[source: On-line Systematic Catalog of Plant Bugs (Insecta: Heteroptera: Miridae)]

Overview of genera[edit]

Acaciacapsus – Globiceps – Granitohyoidea – ...


  • Miridae Hahn, 1833


Selected references[edit]

  • ZooBank
  • Ferreira, C.P.; Barreto-Triana, N.; Osorio-Mejía, P.A. 2013: New species of plant bug associated with pastures in Colombia, and notes on the genera Dolichomiris, Cynodonmiris, and Megaloceroea (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Miridae). Zootaxa 3709 (5): 473-482. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.3709.5.5 reference page 
  • Ghahari, H.; Chérot, F. 2014: An annotated catalog of the Iranian Miridae (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Cimicomorpha). Zootaxa 3845 (1): 1-101. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.3845.1.1 reference page 
  • Konstantinov, F.V. 2007: Male genitalia in Miridae: structure, terminology and application to phylogenetic inference. Critical comments on Cheng-Shing Lin & Chung-Tu Yang’s ideas (Heteroptera). Zoosystematica Rossica, 16(2): 235-238.
  • Konstantinov, F.V.; Luo, Z.; Vinokurov, N.N. 2013: Two new species, new synonymies, and new records of plant bugs (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Miridae) from northwestern China. Zootaxa 3666 (2): 203-220. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.3666.2.6 reference page 
  • Konstantinov, F.V.; Vinokurov, N.N. 2011: New species and new records of plant bugs (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Miridae) from northwestern China. Zootaxa, 2836: 27–43. Preview
  • Linnavuori, R.E. 2009: Studies on the Nepomorpha, Gerromorpha, Leptopodomorpha, and Miridae excluding Phylini (Hemiptera: Heteroptera) of Khuzestan and the adjacent provinces of Iran. Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae, 49: 1–32. Abstract
  • Mu, Y.-R.; Zhang, X.; Liu, G.-Q. 2012: A new species and four new records species of Miridae (Hemiptera, Miridae). Acta zootaxonomica sinica, 37(1): 138-143. Abstract and full article (PDF) reference page 
  • Vinokurov, N.N.; Luo, Z. 2014: On plant bugs of conifers in Xinjiang (Western China) (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Miridae). Zootaxa 3774 (3): 295-300. doi: 10.11646/zootaxa.3774.3.7 reference page 
  • Yasunaga, T.; Schwartz, M.D.; Aukema, B. 2012: Availability and type depository of twelve Japanese plant bug species (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Miridae). Zootaxa 3478: 111-112. Preview reference page 

Vernacular names[edit]

Deutsch: Weichwanzen, Blindwanzen
English: Capsid bugs
français: Miridés
日本語: カスミカメムシ科
norsk bokmål: Bladteger
polski: Tasznikowate
suomi: Kuneluteet, nurmiluteet
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