Plant Bug (Miridae)  - two photos

orthops plant bug
Plant bug Orthops dining on plants at Pineview Reservoir.  © Carol Davis, 9-28-2008

plant bug
Orthops in Taylorsville, Utah.  There is a great site on plant bugs in the UK. Check it out!  According to this site, Orthops
prefer small umbellifers such as wild carrot, hemlock and parsley.  These
"small flowers are radially symmetrical
with 5 small sepals, 5 petals and 5 stamens
".  Now you know where to look for Orthops.  © Carol Davis, 4-2-2008

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