These predators are common in gardens and landscapes. They have a fairly painful bite, but are not poisonous.
Some species are raised commercially and sold to growers as a form of biological control.
Improved fecundity in the predator Orius insidiosus (Hemiptera: Anthocoridae) with a partially purified nutritional factor from an insect cell line.
Jun 01, 2007; ABSTRACT A specific factor that stimulates egg production in the predator Orius insidiosis (Say) was earlier shown to be present...