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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Genus Amphiareus

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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 Cimicoidea
Family Anthocoridae (Minute Pirate Bugs)
Tribe Dufouriellini
Genus Amphiareus
Explanation of Names
Amphiareus Distant 1904
2 spp. in our area(1)
Cosmopolitan genus(2); in our area:
A. constrictus (Stål) - FL (pantropical)
A. obscuriceps (Poppius) - e. US and Ontario
Works Cited
1.First North American records of Amphiareus obscuriceps (Poppius) (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Anthocoridae), with a discussion of...
Henry, T.J., Wheeler, A.G. and Steiner, W.E. 2008. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington, 110: 402-416.
2.Australian Faunal Directory