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Vernacular names
• Deutsch: Weichwanzen
• English: capsid bugs
• Español: cápsidos
• Français: capsidés
Grass bug (Stenodema laevigata)
Author: André Karwath
Source: Wikimedia Commons

Miridae - (capsid bugs)

This is a large family of more than 10,000 species and contains medium or small (often less than 10 mm), delicate bugs, without ocelli. Several genera include important plant pests like Lygus and Helopeltis.

For details see the respective page in Wikipedia.


  • Capsidae

This page refers to crop pests only, for other groups of Miridae see:

The following genera and individual species are currently entered under Miridae: