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Species Neortholomus scolopax

Stictopleurus punctiventris - Neortholomus scolopax - male - female Neortholomus scolopax again - Neortholomus scolopax Bug - Neortholomus scolopax Bug - Neortholomus scolopax - female Lygaeidae, ventral - Neortholomus scolopax Neortholomus scolopax Neortholomus scolopax bugs on Monarda seed head - Neortholomus scolopax - male - female
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
Species scolopax (Neortholomus scolopax)
Explanation of Names
Neortholomus scolopax (Say 1832)
5-6 mm(1)
NA, transcontinental: so. Canada to Guatemala(2)(3)
Works Cited
1.The Lygaeidae of Florida (Hemiptera: Lygaeidae).
Slater & Baranowski. 1990. Florida Dept. of Ag. and Consumer Services, Gainesville. xv + 211 pp.
2.Catalog of the Heteroptera, or True Bugs of Canada and the Continental United States
Thomas J. Henry, Richard C. Froeschner. 1988. Brill Academic Publishers.
3.Additional provincial and state records for Heteroptera (Hemiptera) in Canada and the United States
Scudder G.G.E. 2012. J. Ent. Soc. Brit. Columbia 109: 55−69.