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Genus Oxycarenus

Oxycarenus hyalinipennis Insect species - Oxycarenus lavaterae Insect species - Oxycarenus lavaterae Oxycarenus? - Oxycarenus hyalinipennis Cotton Seed Bug - Oxycarenus hyalinipennis Cotton Seed Bug - Oxycarenus hyalinipennis Cotton Seed Bug? - Oxycarenus - male - female Cotton Seed Bug? - Oxycarenus - male - female
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 Oxycarenidae
Genus Oxycarenus
Explanation of Names
Oxycarenus Fieber 1837
Numbers
A single (adventive) species in our area
Range
native to the Old World, one subcosmopolitan sp. of African origin recently found in FL