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Genus Neortholomus

Mating Seed Bugs - Neortholomus scolopax - male - female Copperish Bug - Neortholomus Bug - Neortholomus scolopax mottled tortoise beetle? - Neortholomus scolopax false chinch bug - Neortholomus scolopax Lygaeidae (NOT Miridae) - Neortholomus scolopax seed bugs Neortholomax scolopax? - Neortholomus scolopax Neortholomus scolopax
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
Superfamily Lygaeoidea
Family Lygaeidae (Seed Bugs)
Subfamily Orsillinae
Tribe Orsillini
Genus Neortholomus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
our spp. used to be treated in Ortholomus (now apparently considered restricted to the Old World)
Explanation of Names
Neortholomus Hamilton 1983
Numbers
5 spp. in our area(1), 9 total(2)
Range
New World; in our area, throughout the US & so. Canada(2)
Works Cited
1.American Insects: A Handbook of the Insects of America North of Mexico
Ross H. Arnett. 2000. CRC Press.
2.The Lygaeidae of Florida (Hemiptera: Lygaeidae).
Slater & Baranowski. 1990. Florida Dept. of Ag. and Consumer Services, Gainesville. xv + 211 pp.