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Plant Bugs
Four-lined Plant Bug - approx. 8 mm
Order: Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids)
Family: Miridae (Plant Bugs)
Genus: Poecilocapsus
Species: Lineatus
Alfalfa Plant Bug - approx. 8 mm
Order: Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids)
Family: Miridae (Plant Bugs)
Genus: Adelphocoris
Species: Lineolatus
Clouded Plant Bug - approx. 8 mm
Order: Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids)
Family: Miridae (Plant Bugs)
Genus: Neurocolpus
Species: Nubilus?
Tarnished Plant Bug - approx. 7 mm
Order: Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids)
Family: Miridae (Plant Bugs)
Genus: Lygus
Species: Lineolaris
Plant Bug - approx. 8 mm
Order: Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids)
Family: Miridae (Plant Bugs)
Genus: Lopidea
Species: ?
Plant Bug (Deraeocoris) - approx. 1 cm
Order: Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids)
Genus: Deraeocoris
Species: Ruber
23 species
Family: Miridae (Plant Bugs)
Taedia Plant Bug - approx. 1 cm
Order: Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids)
Genus: Taedia
Species: ? (same as below?)
Family: Miridae (Plant Bugs)
Taedia Plant Bug - approx. 1 cm
Order: Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids)
Genus: Taedia
Species: ? (same as above?)
Family: Miridae (Plant Bugs)
Eastern Boxelder Bugs (adults & nymphs) - approx. 1.3 cm
Order: Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids)
Family: Rhopalidae (Scentless Plant Bugs)
Genus: Boisea
Species: Trivittata (three-striped)
Meadow Plant Bug - approx. 1 cm
Order: Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids)
Genus: Miris (Leptopterna)
Species: Dolabrata
Family: Miridae (Plant Bugs)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
More Deraeocoris Plant Bugs
More Deraeocoris Plant Bugs
Updated December 28 2011
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Updated March 27 2012
Plant Bug nymph - approx. 5 mm
Order: Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids)
Genus: Prepops
Species: ?
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Family: Miridae (Plant Bugs)
More Boxelder Bugs
More Boxelder Bugs
Updated December 23 2013
Eastern Boxelder Bug (newly moulted) - approx. 1 cm
Order: Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids)
Family: Rhopalidae (Scentless Plant Bugs)
Genus: Boisea
Species: Trivittata (three-striped)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
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More Boxelder Bugs
Updated December 23 2013
Unknown nymph - approx. 5 mm
Order: Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids)
Genus: ?
Species: ?
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Family: Miridae (Plant Bugs)?
Two-spotted Grass Bug - approx. 7 mm
Order: Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids)
Genus: Stenotus
Species: Binotatus
Family: Miridae (Plant Bugs)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
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Updated January 21 2013
Plant Bug - approx. 1 cm
Order: Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids)
Genus: Prepops
Species: Insitivus
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Family: Miridae (Plant Bugs)
Native to Europe
Meadow Plant Bug - approx. 1 cm
Order: Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids)
Genus: Miris (Leptopterna)
Species: Dolabrata
Family: Miridae (Plant Bugs)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Native to Europe
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Updated June 27 2013
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Updated June 27 2013
Plant Bug - approx. 1 cm
Order: Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids)
Genus: Prepops?
Species: Rubellicollis?
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Family: Miridae (Plant Bugs)
Plant Bug - approx. 5 mm
Order: Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids)
Genus: Orthocephalus
Species: Coriaceus
Family: Miridae (Plant Bugs)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Plant Bug - approx. 7 mm
Order: Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids)
Genus: Cylapus
Species: Tenuicornis
Family: Miridae (Plant Bugs)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Found on fungus on fallen trees
More Lopidea Bugs
More Lopidea Plant Bugs
Updated November 4 2013
Plant Bug - approx. 1 cm
Order: Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids)
Family: Miridae (Plant Bugs)
Genus: Lopidea
Species: Marginata?
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
More Four-lined Plant Bugs
More Four-lined Plant Bugs
Updated February 8 2015
Four-lined Plant Bug nymph - approx. 8 mm
Order: Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids)
Family: Miridae (Plant Bugs)
Genus: Poecilocapsus
Species: Lineatus
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
More Four-lined Plant Bugs
More Four-lined Plant Bugs
Updated February 8 2015
Four-lined Plant Bug nymph on Dog-strangling Vine - approx. 8 mm - Lower Don Valley (Leaside) - June 2009
Four-lined Plant Bug - approx. 8 mm - Lower Don Valley (Crother's Woods) - July 2009
Alfalfa Plant Bug on Common Tansy - approx. 8 mm - Lower Don Valley (Crother's Woods) - August  2008
Clouded Plant Bug on Common Tansy - approx. 8 mm - West Don Valley (Wilket Creek Park) - July 2007
Tarnished Plant Bug on Common Tansy - approx. 7 mm - Lower Don Valley (Crother's Woods) - August 2007
Plant Bug (Lopidea) - approx. 8 mm - Toronto Islands - July 2013
Plant Bug (Deraeocoris) - approx. 1 cm - Lower Don Valley (Crother's Woods) - July 2009
Meadow Plant Bug - approx. 1 cm - Lower Don Valley (Crother's Woods) - June 2010
Taedia Plant Bug on Virginia Creeper - approx. 1 cm - Beaver Creek (Richmond Hill) - July 2009
Taedia Plant Bug on Virginia Creeper - approx. 1 cm - Beaver Creek (Richmond Hill) - July 2009
Eastern Boxelder Bugs (adults & nymphs) on Common Mullein - adult approx. 1.3 cm - East Don Valley (Charles Sauriol Conservation Area) - July 2012
Plant Bug nymph (Prepops) - approx. 5 mm - Beaver Creek (Richmond Hill) - June 2008
Eastern Boxelder Bug (newly moulted) - approx. 1 cm - East Don Valley (Charles Sauriol Conservation Area) - September 2012
Unknown nymph - approx. 5 mm - East Don Valley (Charles Sauriol Conservation Area) - July 2008
Two-spotted Grass Bug - approx. 7 mm - Lower Don Valley (Crother's Woods) - June 2008
Plant Bug (Prepops) - approx. 1 cm - Beaver Creek (Richmond Hill) - June 2008
Meadow Plant Bug on Timothy grass - approx. 1 cm - Claireville Conservation Area - June 2013
Plant Bug (Prepops?) - approx. 1 cm - West Don Valley (Sunnybrook Park) - July 2013
Plant Bug (Orthocephalus) on Common Tansy - approx. 5 mm - Leslie Spit - July 2013
Plant Bug (Cylapus) - approx. 7 mm - Lower Don Valley (Leaside) - August 2013
Plant Bug (Lopidea) on Buttonbush - approx. 1 cm - East Don Valley (Charles Sauriol Conservation Area) - August 2008
Honey Locust Plant Bug - approx. 5 mm
Order: Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids)
Genus: Blepharidopterus
Species: Chlorionis
Family: Miridae (Plant Bugs)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Honey Locust Plant Bug - approx. 5 mm - St. Joseph Street - June 2015
Harmostes reflexulus - approx. 1 cm
Order: Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids)
Family: Rhopalidae (Scentless Plant Bugs)
Genus: Harmostes
Species: Reflexulus
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Harmostes reflexulus - approx. 1 cm - Leslie Spit - September 2017
Plant Bug - approx. 5 mm
Order: Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids)
Family: Miridae (Plant Bugs)
Genus: Plagiognathus
Species: ?
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Plant Bug - approx. 5 mm - High Park - September 2017
Rice Leaf Bug - approx. 7 mm body
Order: Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids)
Genus: Trigonotylus
Species: Caelestialium
Family: Miridae (Plant Bugs)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Rice Leaf Bug - approx. 7 mm body - High Park - July 2017
Neurocolpus species - approx. 8 mm
Order: Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids)
Family: Miridae (Plant Bugs)
Genus: Neurocolpus
Species: ?
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Neurocolpus species - approx. 8 mm - High Park - July 2016
Phytocoris species - approx. 8 mm
Order: Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids)
Family: Miridae (Plant Bugs)
Genus: Phytocoris
Species: ?
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Phytocoris species - approx. 8 mm - High Park - August 2017
Plant Bug (Miridae) - approx. 7 mm
Order: Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids)
Genus: ?
Species: ?
Family: Miridae (Plant Bugs)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Plant Bug (Miridae) - approx. 7 mm - High Park - September 2017
Plant Bug (Dichrooscytus) - approx. 7 mm
Order: Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids)
Genus: Dichrooscytus
Species: ?
Family: Miridae (Plant Bugs)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Plant Bug (Dichrooscytus) - approx. 7 mm - High Park - June 2017
Plant Bug (Deraeocoris) - approx. 1 cm
Order: Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids)
Genus: Deraeocoris
Species: ?
Family: Miridae (Plant Bugs)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Plant Bug (Deraeocoris) - approx. 1 cm - High Park - July 2017