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Iheringia. Série Zoologia

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FERREIRA, Paulo S. F.; SILVA, Elidiomar R. da  and  COELHO, Luci B. N.. Phytophagous and predaceous Miridae (Heteroptera) of Minas Gerais, Brazil, with emphasis on potential pest species. Iheringia, Sér. Zool. [online]. 2001, n.91, pp.159-169. ISSN 0073-4721.

A total of 296 species of Miridae belonging to 17 tribes were recorded from State of Minas Gerais, Brazil. New host plant records include 141 species of 43 orders and 69 families. Of this total, 98.5% of plants have some agricultural, pharmacological or ornamental importance; 29 orders and families of host plants have two or more mirid species.

Keywords : Neotropical; Miridae; host plants; Minas Gerais; Brazil.

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