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Species Empicoris rubromaculatus

Empicoris sp. - Empicoris rubromaculatus Thread-legged Bug - Empicoris rubromaculatus Thread-legged Bug - Empicoris rubromaculatus Emesinae of some kind ?? - Empicoris rubromaculatus Crane Fly? - Empicoris rubromaculatus Thread-legged bug from Oakland, CA - Empicoris rubromaculatus Heteroptera - Empicoris rubromaculatus Heteroptera - Empicoris rubromaculatus
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
Family Reduviidae (Assassin Bugs)
Subfamily Emesinae (Thread-legged Bugs)
Tribe Ploiariolini
Genus Empicoris
Species rubromaculatus (Empicoris rubromaculatus)
Explanation of Names
Empicoris rubromaculatus (Blackburn 1888)
Identification
Can be easily distinguished from other species in the genus by the lateral carinae of the hind lobe of the pronotum being distinguishable only at the anterior extremities (in other species lateral carinae complete)(1)
Range
e. US (VA-FL to IN-MS) & CA(1)
Works Cited
1.How to Know the True Bugs
Slater, James A., and Baranowski, Richard M. 1978. Wm. C. Brown Company.