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Species Drymus brunneus

Bug 1 - Drymus brunneus - female Drymus brunneus (Sahlberg) - Drymus brunneus - male
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 Drymini
Genus Drymus
Species brunneus (Drymus brunneus)
Explanation of Names
Drymus brunneus (Sahlberg 1848)
Size
4-5 mm(1)
Range
native to the Palaearctic (across n. Eurasia)(2), adventive in NA (BC, Greater Vancouver area)(3)(4)
Remarks
earliest NA record: 1966(3); most of the New World specimens are fully macropterous(4)
Internet References
Species page (Bantock & Botting 2010)(1)
Works Cited
1.Bantock T., Botting J. (2010-) British Bugs, an online identification guide to UK Hemiptera
2.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.
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.Drymus brunneus (Sahlberg) (Hemiptera: Rhyparochromidae) a seed bug introduced into North America
G.G.E Scudder, L.M. Humble & T. Loh. 2011. J. Entomol. Soc. Brit. Columbia 108: 1-5.