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Genus Stygnocoris

true bug - Stygnocoris sabulosus Bug 3 - Stygnocoris sabulosus Plant Bug? - Stygnocoris rusticus Dirt-colored Seed Bug - Stygnocoris rusticus Dirt-colored Seed Bug - Stygnocoris rusticus Bug - Stygnocoris rusticus - male Bug - Stygnocoris rusticus - male Bug - Stygnocoris rusticus
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
Explanation of Names
Stygnocoris Douglas & Scott 1865
Numbers
2 spp. (both adventive) in our area(1)(2)
Range
native to the Palaearctic, adventive and widespread in NA (both transcontinental)(3)
Works Cited
1.American Insects: A Handbook of the Insects of America North of Mexico
Ross H. Arnett. 2000. CRC Press.
2.Alien true bugs (Hemiptera: Heteroptera) in Canada: composition and adaptations
Scudder G.G.E., Foottit R.G. 2006. The Canadian Entomologist 138: 24-51.
3.Checklist of the Hemiptera of Canada and Alaska
Maw, H.E.L., R.G. Foottit, K.G.A. Hamilton and G.G.E. Scudder. 2000. NRC Research Press.