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Species Pachybrachius fracticollis

Pachybrachius fracticollis Pachybrachius fracticollis
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 Pachybrachius
Species fracticollis (Pachybrachius fracticollis)
Explanation of Names
Pachybrachius fracticollis (Schilling 1829)
Size
4.8-6 mm(1)
Range
native to, and widespread in Europe, adventive in NA (QC; may not be established)(2)(3)(4)
Remarks
earliest record in our area: QC 1915(4)
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