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Genus Neortholomus

Neortholomus scolopax (Say) - Neortholomus scolopax Bug - Neortholomus scolopax - female True bug - Neortholomus jamaicensis Neortholomus scolopax Neortholomus koreshanus? - Neortholomus - female Male, Neortholomus nevadensis? - Neortholomus scolopax - male Male, Neortholomus scolopax? - Neortholomus scolopax - male Small Seed Bug? - Neortholomus scolopax
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
5 spp. in our area(1), 9 total(2)(3)
key to spp. in (4)
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.
3.Dellapé P.M., Henry T.J. (2016) Lygaeoidea species file. Version 5.0
4.Neortholomus, a new genus of Orsillini (Hemiptera-Heteroptera: Lygaeidae: Orsillinae)
Steven W Hamilton. 1983. University of Kansas Science Bulletin 52(7): 197-234.