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Genus Ligyrocoris

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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 Myodochini
Genus Ligyrocoris
Explanation of Names
Ligyrocoris Stål 1872
Numbers
12 spp., all in our area(1)
Identification
key to eastern spp. in Sweet (1986)(2)
habitus photos of spp. not yet in the guide: L. balteatusL. occultusL. slossoni
Range
New World (one sp. is holarctic)(1)
Works Cited
1.The Lygaeidae of Florida (Hemiptera: Lygaeidae).
Slater & Baranowski. 1990. Florida Dept. of Ag. and Consumer Services, Gainesville. xv + 211 pp.
2.Ligyrocoris barberi (Heteroptera: Lygaeidae), a new seedbug from the southeastern United States...
Sweet M.H. 1986. J. N.Y. Ent. Soc. 94: 281-290.