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Subfamily Rhopalinae

Stictopleurus sp possibly - Arhyssus Arhyssus lateralis again? - Arhyssus lateralis Scentless Plant Bug - Stictopleurus Hyaline Grass Bug? - Liorhyssus hyalinus Bug - Harmostes serratus Aufeius impressicollis - male - female Harmostes dorsalis? - Harmostes Plant Bug - Harmostes angustatus
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 Coreoidea (Leatherbugs)
Family Rhopalidae (Scentless Plant Bugs)
Subfamily Rhopalinae
Numbers
32 spp. in 8 genera in our area(1), ~80 spp. in 17 genera arranged in 5 tribes worldwide(2); most diverse in the Palaearctic(3)