Bryocorinae

Tomato bug Nesidiocoris tenuis, photographed by Johanna Bajonero.

Belongs within: Miridae.

The Bryocorinae are a group of mirid bugs that possess distally dilated tarsi with long guard setae or pseudopulvilli arising from the unguitractor plate (Carver et al. 1991).

<==Bryocorinae
|  i. s.: Singhalesia MC13
|–Bryocorini CGW91
|–Bromeliaemiris [Eccritotarsini] CGW91
|    `–B. puncticollis CGW91
|–Monaloniini WEE70
|    |–Eucerocoris WEE70
|    |    |–E. suspectus G75
|    |    `–E. thetis Kirkaldy 1908 K08
|    `–Helopeltis WEE70
|         |–H. australiae WEE70
|         |–H. clavifer (Walker 1871) [=Dulichius clavifer] D01
|         `–H. theivora RD77
`–Dicyphini CGW91
|–Setocoris bybliphilus CGW91, N70
|–Engytatus nicotianae CGW91
|–Nesidiocoris tenuis CGW91
|–Pachypeltis CGW91
|–Pachypeltopsis CGW91
|–Ragwelellus CGW91
|–Rayieria CGW91
|–Felisacus glabratus CGW91
|–Dicyphus minimus K08
`–Cyrtopeltis WEE70
|–C. droserae WEE70
|–C. nicotianae Kirkaldy 1908 K08
|–C. russelli WEE70
`–C. tenuis WEE70

*Type species of generic name indicated

REFERENCES

[CGW91] Carver, M., G. F. Gross & T. E. Woodward. 1991. Hemiptera (bugs, leafhoppers, cicadas, aphids, scale insects etc.) In: CSIRO. The Insects of Australia: A textbook for students and research workers vol. 1 pp. 429–509. Melbourne University Press: Carlton (Victoria).

[D01] Distant, W. L. 1901. Rhynchotal notes.—IX. Heteroptera: fam. Coreidae. Annals and Magazine of Natural History, series 7, 7: 416–432.

[G75] Gross, G. F. 1975. Plant-feeding and Other Bugs (Hemiptera) of South Australia. Heteroptera—Part I. Handbook of the Flora and Fauna of South Australia.

[K08] Kirkaldy, G. W. 1908. A catalogue of the Hemiptera of Fiji. Proceedings of the Linnean Society of New South Wales 33: 345–391, pl. 4.

[MC13] Majer, J. D., S. K. Callan, K. Edwards, N. R. Gunawardene & C. K. Taylor. 2013. Baseline survey of the terrestrial invertebrate fauna of Barrow Island. Records of the Western Australian Museum Supplement 83: 13–112.

[N70] Norris, K. R. 1970. General biology. In: CSIRO. The Insects of Australia: A textbook for students and research workers pp. 107–140. Melbourne University Press.

[RD77] Richards, O. W., & R. G. Davies. 1977. Imms’ General Textbook of Entomology 10th ed. vol. 2. Classification and Biology. Chapman and Hall: London.

[WEE70] Woodward, T. E., J. W. Evans & V. F. Eastop. 1970. Hemiptera (bugs, leafhoppers, etc.) In: CSIRO. The Insects of Australia: A textbook for students and research workers pp. 387–457. Melbourne University Press.

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