Rhopalidae

Rhopalidae

[rō′pāl·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of pentatomorphan hemipteran insects in the superfamily Coreoidea.
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GBT Diptera Canopidae Zodion fulvifrons (Say) GBT Hemiptera Rhopalidae Rhopalidae sp.
Hemiptera Phymatidae Phymata Hemiptera Reduviidae Arilus Hemiptera Reduviidae Barce Hemiptera Reduviidae Empicoris Hemiptera Reduviidae Melanolestes Hemiptera Rhopalidae Stictopleurus Hemiptera Thyreocoridae Corimelaena Hemiptera Thyreocoridae Corimelaena Hemiptera Thyreocoridae Galgupha Hemiptera Tingidae Corythucha Hemiptera Tingidae Corythucha Hemiptera Tingidae Leptopharsa Hemiptera Aphidae Unident.
Includes Acanaloniidae, Asilidae, Bruchidae, Carabidae, Cerambycidae, Cicindelidae, Elateridae, Miridae, Myrmeleontidae, Nabidae, Pentatomidae, Psyllidae, Rhopalidae, Scutellaridae and unidentified insect parts.
Species of Miridae, Nabidae, Pentatomidae, Reduviidae, and Rhopalidae were represented by less than 10 specimens, usually with only 1 or 2 specimens of each species collected, of which 87% were males.
Familia Abundancia Morfoespecies J AF-CT M Total Alydidae 8 2 0 10 1 Anthocoridae 0 1 0 1 1 Aradidae 0 1 0 1 1 Berytidae 2 0 0 2 1 Coreidae 1(1) 1(1) 3(2) 5 3 Geocoridae 3 1 0 4 1 Lygaeidae 3 0 0 3 2 Miridae 76(14) 9(6) 3(3) 88 20 Pentatomidae 15(8) 27(30) 5(2) 47 16 Pyrrhocoridae 2(1) 8(2) 1(0 11 2 Reduviidae 8(4) 19(8) 1(1) 28 11 Rhyparochromidae 59(1) 1(1) 1(1) 61 2 Rhopalidae 0 1 1 2 1 Scutelleridae 1 0 0 1 1 Scutelleridae 178 71 15 264 63 Tabla 3.
The superfamily Coreoidea, represented by the families Alydidae, Coreidae, and Rhopalidae, is considered to be primarily tropical with species numbers higher in the southern than in the northern United States (Hoffman, 1975).
Ooencyrtus species have been reported as having a wide host range, including both phytophagous and predatory Pentatomidae, Coreidae and Rhopalidae (Jones 1988) and all of these insects occur in the Cerrado soybean agroecosystem in Minas Gerais state (Venzon, unpublished).
Hemiptera: Rhopalidae Niesthrea sidae (Fabricius) Hymenoptera: Halictidae Augochloropsis metallica (Fabricius) Lepidoptera: Arctiidae Estigmene acrea (Drury) Hypercompe scribonia (Stoll) Hyphantria cunea (Drury) Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae Undetermined Lepidoptera: Noctuidae Enigmogramma basigera (Walker) Heliothis subflexa (Guenee) Heliothis virescens (Fabricius) Mocis latipes (Guenee) Mocis sp.
rufocuprea Motschulsky Maladera japonica Motschulsky Heteroptera Alydae Leptocorisa chinensis Dallas Pentatomidae Carpocoris purpureipennis (De Geer) Rhopalidae Leptocoris augur (Fabricius) Homoptera Aphrophoridae Aphrophora ishidae Matsumura Cixiidae Reptalus quadricinctus Matsumura Membracidae Gargara genistae (Fabricius) Lepidoptera Geometridae Jodis angulata Inoue Lymantriidae Cifuna locuples confusa Bremer Noctuidae Agrotis segetum Denis et Schiffermuller Orthoptera Acrididae Locusta migratoria L.