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Tribe Gonianotini

Dirt-colored Seed Bug (Prytanes oblonga(?)) - Malezonotus rufipes (Plant Bug?) Nymphs - Malezonotus Sand Bug in California - Emblethis vicarius Umbrose Seed Bug - Atrazonotus umbrosus Emblethis vicarius Malezonotus rufipes? - Malezonotus rufipes Well camouflaged bug - Emblethis vicarius Emblethis vicarius? - Emblethis vicarius
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 Gonianotini
Explanation of Names
Gonianotini Stål 1872
17 spp. in 6 genera in our area(1), >120 spp. in 22 genera total(2)
Works Cited
1.American Insects: A Handbook of the Insects of America North of Mexico
Ross H. Arnett. 2000. CRC Press.
2.Zoological catalogue of Australia: Hemiptera: Heteroptera (Pentatomomorpha)
Cassis G., Gross G.F. 2002. CSIRO Publishing, 751 pp.