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Oklahoma Dicyphus? - Neopamera bilobata - male - female

Oklahoma Dicyphus? - Neopamera bilobata - Male Female
Conser, Le Flore County, Oklahoma, USA
September 2, 2007
These were scurrying in large numbers on the flower stalks of Heliotropium indicum. I could not identify any aphids or other potential prey. They did not spend much time at the flowers or leaves either. I've never seen "mating swarms" for hemipterans before, if that is what this was.

Moved
Moved from Ligyrocoris.

Neopamera bilobata (Say)
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Moved
Moved from Dicyphus.

Not mirids.
This is a pair of Rhypa....Rhypo...Rhyno...oh, you know, that family that used to be part of the Lygaeidae:-) LOL! Dang splitters. Great shot, though.

 
Looks like
Based on the those front legs I would guess Ligyrocoris
http://bugguide.net/node/view/103734/bgimage

 
I'm sure that
once Eric gets the splitters out of his mouth that was what he was trying to say as well! Thanks, guys. Always a pleasure.

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