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Subfamily Rhopalinae

Bugs that like mallow seeds - Niesthrea louisianica Hyaline Grass Bug - Liorhyssus hyalinus Scentless Plant Bug - Arhyssus Scentless Plant Bug - Harmostes reflexulus found on a Quickfire Hydrangea - Niesthrea louisianica dorsalis? - Harmostes dorsalis Scentless Plant Bug - Arhyssus lateralis Arhyssus
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 Coreoidea (Leatherbugs)
Family Rhopalidae (Scentless Plant Bugs)
Subfamily Rhopalinae
Numbers
32 spp. in 8 genera in our area(1), ~80 spp. in 17 genera arranged in 5 tribes worldwide(2); most diverse in the Palaearctic(3)