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Genus Aoplonema

Small red and black bug - Aoplonema nigrum Red & Black Plant Bug in California - Aoplonema nigrum Red & Black Plant Bug in California - Aoplonema nigrum Nasty but brave little bug battles bigger beetles - Aoplonema nigrum Doesn't play well with others - Aoplonema nigrum Aoplonema? - Aoplonema nigrum Aoplonema? - Aoplonema nigrum Aoplonema nigrum? - Aoplonema nigrum
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 Cimicomorpha
Superfamily Miroidea
Family Miridae (Plant Bugs)
Subfamily Orthotylinae
Tribe Orthotylini
Genus Aoplonema
Explanation of Names
Aoplonema Knight, 1928
Numbers
3 spp. (nigrum, princeps, rubrum) in our area, 4 total(1)(2)
Range
widespread from Canada to Baja west of 100°W(1)
Remarks
attracted to blister beetles