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Species Closterocoris amoenus

Myrmecoform Mirid - Closterocoris amoenus Showy Mirid - Closterocoris amoenus Slick bug. Know it? - Closterocoris amoenus Slick bug. Know it? - Closterocoris amoenus Is this Closterocoris amoenus? - Closterocoris amoenus Baby Huey - Closterocoris amoenus Miridae - 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) & Mex. (1); CA to nw. Mex. - Map (2)
Season
Apr-Aug in Calif. (BG data)
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.
2.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)