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Species Neopamera bilobata

Coreid? - Neopamera bilobata Dirt-colored Seed Bug - Neopamera bilobata Dirtcolored Seed Bug? - Neopamera bilobata 824W08 - Neopamera bilobata Neopamera bilobata Dirt-Colored Seed Bug - Neopamera bilobata Hemiptera - Neopamera bilobata unidentified Heteroptera - Neopamera bilobata
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 Rhyparochromidae (Dirt-colored Seed Bugs)
Subfamily Rhyparochrominae
Tribe Myodochini
Genus Neopamera
Species bilobata (Neopamera bilobata)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Plociomeris maculatus Amyot & Serville 1843
Rhyparochromus (Plociomeris) ochroceras Stål 1858
Pamera dallasi Distant 1882
Explanation of Names
Neopamera bilobata (Say 1832)
Range
se US to S. America; W. Indies - Map (1)(2)
Food
General seed feeder on a wide variety of plants in disturbed habitats (Rodríguez 1998)
Life Cycle
See Rodríguez (1998)
Remarks
"one of the commonest insects in the Southern United States" - Dr. Merrill Sweet comment, 2009
Print References
Rodríguez R.L. (1998) Copulation, fighting behavior and life cycle of Neopamera bilobata (Heteroptera: Lygaeidae). Revista de Biología Tropical 46: 837-840 (Full text)
Works Cited
1.Catalog of the Heteroptera, or True Bugs of Canada and the Continental United States
Thomas J. Henry, Richard C. Froeschner. 1988. Brill Academic Publishers.
2.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)