Anthocoridae

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Anthocoridae

[‚an·thə′kȯr·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
The flower bugs, a family of hemipteran insects in the superfamily Cimicimorpha.
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cucumeris (Oudemans), and the insidious flower bug, Orius insidiosus (Say)) were obtained from Koppert Biological Systems, Berkel en Rodenrijs, The Netherlands.
Orius insidiosus flower bug adults in groups of either 10 or 20 were collected from a purchased colony with a BioQuip aspirator.
Key Words: artificial diet, factor, insidious flower bug, Plodia interpunctella, cell line, Orius insidiosus, Ephestia kuehniella, eggs
Research indicates Nealta miticide is compatible with beneficials and non-target arthropods, including insidious flower bugs, seven-spotted lady beetles and western predatory mites.
The mineral oil-based and fungal products were less effective, and also killed ladybugs and flower bugs, which naturally protect the crop, reducing the amount of pesticides that are needed.
Attracts: insidious flower bugs, lacewings, lady beetles.