Orthotylus (Orthotylus) marginalis Reuter, 1884

Jerinic-Prodanovic, Dusanka & Protic, Ljiljana, 2013, True bugs (Hemiptera, Heteroptera) as psyllid predators (Hemiptera, Psylloidea), ZooKeys 319, pp. 169-189: 179

publication ID

http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/zookeys.319.4316

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scientific name

Orthotylus (Orthotylus) marginalis Reuter, 1884
status

 

17) Orthotylus (Orthotylus) marginalis Reuter, 1884  

Trophic status.

Zoophytophagous.

Distribution.

Eurosiberian.

Prey.

Cacopsylla rhamnicola   , from Rhamnus cathartica   , Beograd–Hotel Jugoslavija, 15.V.2008, reared 1♀ 'ex larva' 19.V.2008.

Orthotylus marginalis   is registered as a predator of aphids and psyllids ( Wheeler 2000b). In Finland and Russia, it was mentioned as a predator of Cacopsylla mali   ( Jonsson 1983).

Registered in Serbia ( Protić 2011) but here reported for the first time as a psyllid predator.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hemiptera

Family

Miridae

Genus

Orthotylus