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Black-headed mirid

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Tytthus are well known as predators of leaf and plant-hoppers throughout the world... In Australia, the related species Tytthus mundulus is an important predator on the eggs of the sugar cane leafhopper and the introduction of this predator into Hawaii is one of the outstanding successes in biological control... The adult black-headed mirid has an elongate body shape and is about 3 mm long with a dark black head and pronotum (the area behind the head)...