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Species Ptochiomera nodosa

Dirt-colored seed bug - Ptochiomera nodosa Ptochiomera nodosa Say - Ptochiomera nodosa Ptochiomera nodosa Say - Ptochiomera nodosa Beetle needs an ID - Ptochiomera nodosa unknown Hemiptera - Ptochiomera nodosa Pennsylvania True Bug for ID - Ptochiomera nodosa Dirt-colored Seed Bug (?) - Ptochiomera nodosa BL Bug - Ptochiomera nodosa
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 Ptochiomera
Species nodosa (Ptochiomera nodosa)
Explanation of Names
Ptochiomera nodosa Say 1832
Size
3-3.5 mm(1)
Range
e US / Mex. - Map (1)(2)
Habitat
temporary habitats (roadsides, parking lots)(1)
Season
mostly: July-Jan (BG data)
Food
seeds of Rumex, Agropyron repens, Plantago, Euphorbia maculata(1)
Life Cycle
2 generations a year; adults overwinter(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.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)