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Genus Prepops

Plant Bug - Prepops Black and red plant bug - Prepops Plant Bug - Prepops rubrovittatus bug red head - Prepops Prepops insitivus? or Taedia? - Prepops insitivus Looks like Jadera, but I did not see it in BG - Prepops rubroscutellatus Prepops? - Prepops orange and black bug - Prepops
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 Mirinae
Tribe Resthenini
Genus Prepops
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Platytylellus Reuter
Explanation of Names
Prepops Reuter 1905
22 spp. in our area(1), ~200 spp. total(2)
genus needs revision; species identification, esp. from photos, is problematic due particularly to extensive color variation. (M.D. Schwartz, pers. comm. to =v=)
Americas(2); in our area, most apparently east of the Rockies - Map (3)(4)
woodlands, edges