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Species Stygnocoris rusticus

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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 Stygnocorini
Genus Stygnocoris
Species rusticus (Stygnocoris rusticus)
Explanation of Names
Stygnocoris rusticus (Fallén 1807)
Size
3-4 mm(1)
Range
native to Europe, adventive in NA (established throughout so. Canada and n. US)(2)
Remarks
earliest NA record: QC 1907(2)
Print References
Wheeler, A.G., Jr.. 1983. Stygnocoris rusticus: New records in eastern North America, with a review of its distribution (Hemiptera-Heteroptera: Lygaeidae). Entomological News, 94(4): 131-135 (http://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/page/2691663#page/151/mode/1up)
Internet References
Species page (Bantock & Botting 2010)(1)