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Flat Bug - Quilnus niger

Flat Bug - Quilnus niger
Sand Springs, Osage County, Oklahoma, USA
October 19, 2008
Size: 6mm (1/4")
Genus Aradus ?

Please help with ID.

Moved
Moved from Aradus.

actually, I think it is Quilnus
genus Quilnus, used to be a subgenus of Aradus, still in the subfamily Aradinae

 
Citation for generic status
Is there a particular paper that promoted Aradus (Quilnus) to genus? We normally follow Nearctica and I'd like to cite a reference on the genus page if we use a different classification.

(Nearctica and ITIS say subgenus. Faunaeur says genus.)

Aradus, yes
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Aradus niger Stal
The pronotum is trapezoidal and it is black, making it Aradus niger, the only Aradus with these characters.

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