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

Subfamily Rhopalinae

Niesthrea on hibiscus seed pod - Niesthrea louisianica Seed bug? - Harmostes reflexulus Insect on daisy petal - Harmostes reflexulus Harmostes reflexulus Orange bug - Arhyssus lateralis adult lateral - Liorhyssus hyalinus Rhopalidae? - Harmostes dorsalis Harmostes fraterculus
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
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)