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Species Metriorrhynchomiris dislocatus

red-bordered black plant bug - Metriorrhynchomiris dislocatus Plant Bug - Metriorrhynchomiris dislocatus Plant Bug - Metriorrhynchomiris dislocatus Black mirid on milkweed - Metriorrhynchomiris dislocatus unknown mirid? - Metriorrhynchomiris dislocatus red and black plant bug - Metriorrhynchomiris dislocatus Bug - Metriorrhynchomiris dislocatus Plant Bug - Metriorrhynchomiris dislocatus
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 Mirinae
Tribe Mirini
Genus Metriorrhynchomiris
Species dislocatus (Metriorrhynchomiris dislocatus)
Explanation of Names
Metriorrhynchomiris dislocatus (Say 1832)
Identification
has at least 15 color varieties (Eric Eaton)
Range
NA east of the Rockies (QC-AB to FL-TX)(1)(2)
Remarks
A common woodland species, generally found along trails on Geranium and Lychnis
See Also
Shiny, more robust than Lopidea spp.
Works Cited
1.Checklist of the Hemiptera of Canada and Alaska
Maw, H.E.L., R.G. Foottit, K.G.A. Hamilton and G.G.E. Scudder. 2000. NRC Research Press.
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.