family Miridae


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Noun1.family Miridae - leaf bugsfamily Miridae - leaf bugs        
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
Hemiptera, order Hemiptera - plant bugs; bedbugs; some true bugs; also includes suborders Heteroptera (true bugs) and Homoptera (e.g., aphids, plant lice and cicadas)
capsid, mirid, mirid bug - a variety of leaf bug
genus Poecilocapsus, Poecilocapsus - a genus of Miridae
genus Lygus, Lygus - plant-sucking bugs
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However, only 3 families were recorded and only 1, the family Miridae, was identified in their report.
Some of the insects found in orchards comprise: Green lacewings (family Chrysopidea); hover flies (family Syrphidae); robber flies (family Asilidae); long-legged flies (family Dolichopodidae); insidious flower bug/ Orius insidiosus (family Anthocoridae); mirid bug (family Miridae); assassin bug and ambush bug (family Reduviidae); damsel bug (family Nabidae); spined soldier brig (family Pentatomidae); ladybird beetles/ladybugs that include spidermite destroyer, seven spot, Asian, convergent, etc.