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Species Deraeocoris ruber

Plant Bug (Miridae) - Deraeocoris ruber Red Bug - Deraeocoris ruber Deraeocoris - Deraeocoris ruber Deraeocoris - Deraeocoris ruber Deraeocoris - Deraeocoris ruber Plant Bug - Deraeocoris ruber Plant Bug - Deraeocoris ruber Unknown Miridae? - Deraeocoris ruber
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 Deraeocorinae
Tribe Deraeocorini
Genus Deraeocoris
Species ruber (Deraeocoris ruber)
Explanation of Names
Deraeocoris ruber (Linnaeus 1758)
Range
native to Europe, adventive in NA (MA-NJ-PA)(1)
Remarks
First recorded in our area: NYC 1878(1)
Works Cited
1.A Synthesis of the Holarctic Miridae (Heteroptera): Distribution, Biology, and Origin, with Emphasis on North America
A. G., Jr. Wheeler & Thomas J. Henry. 1992. Entomological Society of America.