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Species Stygnocoris sabulosus

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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
Species sabulosus (Stygnocoris sabulosus)
Explanation of Names
Stygnocoris sabulosus (Schilling 1829)
2.5-3.0 mm(1)
native to, and widespread across the Palaearctic(2), adventive in NA (established throughout so. Canada and n. US)(3)
earliest NA record: NS 1913(3)
Internet References
Species page (Bantock & Botting 2010)(1)