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Species Lamprodema maura

Rhyparochromidae - Lamprodema maura Rhyparochromidae - Lamprodema maura
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 Megalonotini
Genus Lamprodema
Species maura (Lamprodema maura)
Explanation of Names
Lamprodema maura (Fabricius 1803)
Range
native to the Mediterranean Region & adjacent parts of Eurasia, adventive in NA: NS, OR-CA(1)(2)(BG data)...
Remarks
earliest record in our area: NS 1913(1)
Works Cited
1.Alien true bugs (Hemiptera: Heteroptera) in Canada: composition and adaptations
Scudder G.G.E., Foottit R.G. 2006. The Canadian Entomologist 138: 24-51.
2.Catalog of the Heteroptera, or True Bugs of Canada and the Continental United States
Thomas J. Henry, Richard C. Froeschner. 1988. Brill Academic Publishers.