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Species Closterocoris amoenus

Slick bug. Know it? - Closterocoris amoenus Slick bug. Know it? - Closterocoris amoenus Is this Closterocoris amoenus? - Closterocoris amoenus Alydid nymph? - Closterocoris amoenus Miridae - Closterocoris amoenus Harsi's find - Closterocoris amoenus unknown hemipteran - Closterocoris amoenus insect - Closterocoris amoenus
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 Cimicomorpha
Superfamily Miroidea
Family Miridae (Plant Bugs)
Subfamily Mirinae
Tribe Herdoniini
Genus Closterocoris
Species amoenus (Closterocoris amoenus)
Explanation of Names
Closterocoris amoenus (Provancher 1887)
amoenus = 'pretty'
Identification
Range
sw. US (CA-AZ-CO-KS) & Mexico(1)
Works Cited
1.Catalog of the Heteroptera, or True Bugs of Canada and the Continental United States
Thomas J. Henry, Richard C. Froeschner. 1988. Brill Academic Publishers.