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Genus Microplax

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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 Oxycarenidae
Genus Microplax
Explanation of Names
Microplax Fieber 1860
Numbers
A single (adventive) species in our area, 10 spp. total(1)(2)
Range
Palaearctic, mostly Mediterranean; in our area, CA (Bay area)(1)(2)