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Species Neuroctenus simplex

Flat Bug - Neuroctenus simplex Flat Bug - Neuroctenus simplex
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
Family Aradidae (Flat Bugs)
Subfamily Mezirinae
Genus Neuroctenus
Species simplex (Neuroctenus simplex)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Neuroctenus simplex (Uhler 1876)
The subquadrate paratergites and notched ninth tergite will separate this from the other species of Neuroctenus known in our area(1)
In our area, known from "Carolina", CT, DC, FL, GA, IL, KS, MA, MD, ME, MO, MT, NC, NJ, NY, OH, PA, SC, and TX(2) as well as AR (Taylor & McPherson 1989) and ON (Paeiro et al. 2003)
Works Cited
1.Records and descriptions of North American and Oriental Aradidae (Hemiptera)
Kormilev N.A. 1982. The Wasmann Journal of Biology 40: 1-17.
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.