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Species Pachybrachius luridus

Pachybrachius luridus Pachybrachius luridus Pachybrachius luridus
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 Rhyparochromidae (Dirt-colored Seed Bugs)
Subfamily Rhyparochrominae
Tribe Myodochini
Genus Pachybrachius
Species luridus (Pachybrachius luridus)
Explanation of Names
Pachybrachius luridus Hahn 1826
Size
4.8-5.8 mm(1)
Range
native to, and widespread across the Palaearctic, adventive in NA (QC; may not be established)(1)(2)(3)
Remarks
earliest record in our area: QC 1915(3)
Internet References
Works Cited
1.Keys to the insects of the Far East of the USSR, Vol. 2. Homoptera and Heteroptera
Lehr, P. A., ed. 1988. Leningrad, Nauka Publishing House.
2.Checklist of the Hemiptera of Canada and Alaska
Maw, H.E.L., R.G. Foottit, K.G.A. Hamilton and G.G.E. Scudder. 2000. NRC Research Press.
3.Alien true bugs (Hemiptera: Heteroptera) in Canada: composition and adaptations
Scudder G.G.E., Foottit R.G. 2006. The Canadian Entomologist 138: 24-51.
4.Bantock T., Botting J. (2010-) British Bugs, an online identification guide to UK Hemiptera