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Genus Aoplonema

Small red and black bug - Aoplonema nigrum Red & Black Plant Bug in California - Aoplonema nigrum Mirid with scarlet femora - Aoplonema princeps Aoplonema? - Aoplonema nigrum Aoplonema? - Aoplonema nigrum Aoplonema nigrum - male - female Mirid - Aoplonema Aoplonema nigrum? - Aoplonema nigrum
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 Cimicomorpha
Superfamily Miroidea
Family Miridae (Plant Bugs)
Subfamily Orthotylinae
Tribe Orthotylini
Genus Aoplonema
Explanation of Names
Aoplonema Knight, 1928
3 spp. (nigrum, princeps, rubrum) in our area, 4 total(1)(2)
widespread from Canada to Baja west of 100°W(1)
attracted to blister beetles