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Genus Mezira

Flat Bug - Mezira lobata - male Mezira - Mezira sayi Aradidae - Mezira reducta Aradidae: Mezira or Aradus? - Mezira pacifica Mezira pacifica? - Mezira pacifica Brown Bug - Mezira sayi - female Flat Bug - Mezira subsetosa Flat Bug (Aradidae) - Mezira subsetosa
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 Pentatomomorpha
Family Aradidae (Flat Bugs)
Subfamily Mezirinae
Genus Mezira
Explanation of Names
Mezira Amyot & Serville 1843
Numbers
11 spp. in our area, 160 worldwide(1)
Identification
key to spp. in (1)
Range
worldwide, most diverse in the Neotropics & SE Asia(1)
Works Cited
1.First North American records of the Eastern Palearctic Flat Bug Mezira subsetosa Josifov and Kerzhner (Hemiptera: Aradidae:...
Hoebeke E.R., Williams G., Carter M.E. 2019. Proc. Ent. Soc. Wash. 121: 439-448.