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Genus Rhyparochromus

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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 Rhyparochromini
Genus Rhyparochromus
Explanation of Names
Rhyparochromus Hahn 1826
Greek for 'dirt-colored'
Numbers
A single (adventive) species in our area(1), 40 spp. in 8 subgenera total(2)
Range
Old World, mostly Palaearctic, adventive along the Pacific