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Genus Ozophora

Ozophora sp - Ozophora Ozophora - Ozophora salsaverdeae Miridae ?? - Ozophora picturata Male, Ozophora? - Ozophora - male Male, Dirt-colored seed bug - Ozophora - male Male, Ozophora picturata? - Ozophora - male Male, Ozophora picturata? - Ozophora - male Ozophora picturata
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 Pentatomomorpha
Superfamily Lygaeoidea
Family Rhyparochromidae (Dirt-colored Seed Bugs)
Subfamily Rhyparochrominae
Tribe Ozophorini
Genus Ozophora
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Davila Distant, Peggichisme Kirkaldy
Explanation of Names
Ozophora Uhler 1871
Greek ozo 'smell' + phora 'carrier'
Numbers
14 spp. in our area(1), ~110 total(2)
Range
New World, esp. diverse in FL & West Indies; only O. picturata is widespread(3)
Works Cited
1.Catalog of the Heteroptera, or True Bugs of Canada and the Continental United States
Thomas J. Henry, Richard C. Froeschner. 1988. Brill Academic Publishers.
2.Dellapé P.M., Henry T.J. (2016) Lygaeoidea species file. Version 5.0
3.The Lygaeidae of Florida (Hemiptera: Lygaeidae).
Slater & Baranowski. 1990. Florida Dept. of Ag. and Consumer Services, Gainesville. xv + 211 pp.