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Tribe Rhyparochromini

Rhyparochromus vulgaris Lygaeid - Rhyparochromus vulgaris True Bug - Raglius alboacuminatus I have tried for days to find some info on this and I can't get a positive ID. - Dieuches armatipes Gussied-up bug. Something in Rhyparochromidae perhaps? - Xanthochilus saturnius Gussied-up bug - Xanthochilus saturnius Dirt-Colored Seed Bug - Rhyparochromus vulgaris Bug on Alder - Peritrechus convivus
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)
Tribe Rhyparochromini
Explanation of Names
Rhyparochromini Amyot & Serville 1843
Numbers
the most diverse tribe of the family, with 12 spp. in 8 genera in our area(1) and 370 spp. in ~40 genera worldwide(2)
Range
all major zoogeographic regions except the Neotropics; most diverse in the Afrotropical, Palaearctic and Oriental Regions(2)
Works Cited
1.American Insects: A Handbook of the Insects of America North of Mexico
Ross H. Arnett. 2000. CRC Press.
2.Zoological catalogue of Australia: Hemiptera: Heteroptera (Pentatomomorpha)
Cassis G., Gross G.F. 2002. CSIRO Publishing, 751 pp.