Insidious Flower Bug, Minute Pirate Bug Orius insidiosus Say (Insecta: Hemiptera: Anthocoridae)
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Suborder: Heteroptera
Beneficial Insects


How to Cite

Sprague, Danielle, and Joe Funderburk. 2016. “Insidious Flower Bug, Minute Pirate Bug Orius Insidiosus Say (Insecta: Hemiptera: Anthocoridae): EENY-665/IN1148, 10/2016”. EDIS 2016 (8). Gainesville, FL:3.


This EDIS publication is an alternate version of a page published first on the Featured Creatures website. The Featured Creatures collection provides in-depth profiles of insects, nematodes, arachnids and other organisms relevant to Florida. These profiles are intended for the use of interested laypersons with some knowledge of biology as well as academic audiences. This 3-page fact sheet that discusses the insidious flower bug was written by Danielle Sprague and Joe Funderburk, and published by the UF Entomology and Nematology Department, October 2016.

EENY-665/IN1148: Insidious Flower Bug, Minute Pirate Bug Orius insidiosus Say (Insecta: Hemiptera: Anthocoridae) (
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