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Species Neopamera bilobata


A second revision of the genus Ptochiomera Say and its allies (Hemiptera, Lygaeidae)
By Barber H.G.
Proc. Ent. Soc. Wash. 55: 19-27, 1953

A Generic Level Revision and Cladistic Analysis of the Myodochini of the World
By Harrington, B. Jane
American Museum of Natural History, 1980
Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History vol. 167

A key to 56 Myodochini genera including 13 new genera and their descriptions are provided.

Available online at AMNH Research Library.

Seed Bugs and their allies (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Lygaeoidea) of the Canadian Prairie Provinces
By David J. Larson, G.G.E. Scudder
Canadian Journal of Arthropod Identification, 34, 2018
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Very nice work!

First Canadian records for two invasive seed-feeding bugs, Arocatus melanocephalus (Fabricius, 1798) and Raglius alboacuminatus
By Acheampong S., Strong W.B., Schwartz M.D., Higgins R.J., Thurston M.A., Walker E.J., Roberts J.
J. Ent. Soc. B.C. 113: 74-78, 2016
Full title: First Canadian records for two invasive seed-feeding bugs, Arocatus melanocephalus (Fabricius, 1798) and Raglius alboacuminatus (Goeze, 1778), and a range extension for a third species, Rhyparochromus vulgaris (Schilling, 1829) (Hemiptera: Heteroptera)

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it's ridiculous how long it took them to record R. alboacuminatus, of which we've had a nice pic from Vancouver Is. as early as 2009

Zoogeography of West Indian Lygaeidae (Hemiptera)
By Slater J.A.
In: J.K. Liebherr (ed.) Zoogeography of Caribbean Insects. Cornell U. Press, Ithaca, NY. Pp. 38-60, 1988

New distribution records for United States Lygaeoidea (Hemiptera: Heteroptera)
By Scudder G.G.E.
J. Ent. Soc. B.C. 107: 83-84, 2010

Exotic seed-bugs (Lygeoidea: Rhyparochromidae & Oxycarenidae) new to the Pacific Northwest
By LaGasa E., Murray T.
Proceedings, 66th Annual Pacific Northwest Insect Management Conference, Jan. 8-9, 2007: 5-6, 2007
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NB: Fig.1 erroneously shows Raglius alboacuminatus, not Rhyparochromus vulgaris; the name Metopoplax is misspelled.

New genus, new species and new records of Mexican Lygaeoidea (Hemiptera: Heteroptera)
By Brailovsky H., Cervantes-Peredo L.
Studies on Neotropical Fauna and Environment 46: 197-201, 2011