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Species Neopamera bilobata

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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids and Allies)
Suborder Heteroptera (True Bugs)
Infraorder Pentatomomorpha
Superfamily Lygaeoidea
Family Rhyparochromidae (Dirt-colored Seed Bugs)
Subfamily Rhyparochrominae
Tribe Myodochini
Genus Neopamera
Species bilobata (Neopamera bilobata)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Plociomeris maculatus Amyot & Serville 1843
Lygaeus (Plociomeris) servillei Guerin-Meneville 1857
Rhyparochromus (Plociomeris) ochroceras Stal 1858
Pamera dallasi Distant 1882
Explanation of Names
Neopamera bilobata (Say 1832)
Range
e US, CA to S. Amer. / W. Indies(1)
Food
General seed feeder on a wide variety of plants in disturbed habitats (Rodríguez 1998)
Life Cycle
See Rodríguez (1998)
Remarks
Dr. Merrill Sweet says: "one of the commonest insects in the Southern United States"
Print References
Rodríguez R.L. (1998) Copulation, fighting behavior and life cycle of Neopamera bilobata (Heteroptera: Lygaeidae). Revista de Biología Tropical 46: 837-840 (Full text)
Works Cited
1.Catalog of the Heteroptera, or True Bugs of Canada and the Continental United States
Thomas J. Henry, Richard C. Froeschner. 1988. Brill Academic Publishers.