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Species Xylocoris galactinus

Minute Pirate Bug - Xylocoris galactinus Xylocoris cursitans? - Xylocoris galactinus Minute Pirate Bug - Xylocoris galactinus Anthocorid - Xylocoris galactinus Anthocoridae - Xylocoris galactinus Anthocoridae - Xylocoris galactinus Anthocorid - Xylocoris galactinus Minute Pirate Bug - Xylocoris galactinus
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 Cimicomorpha
Superfamily Cimicoidea
Family Anthocoridae (Minute Pirate Bugs)
Tribe Xylocorini
Genus Xylocoris
No Taxon (subgenus Proxylocoris)
Species galactinus (Xylocoris galactinus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Scoloposcelis discalis Van Duzee 1914
Explanation of Names
Xylocoris galactinus (Fieber 1836)
Size
2.2-3.1 mm(1)
Range
holarctic, transcontinental in both NA (QC-FL to BC-CA) & Eurasia(1)(2)(3)
Works Cited
1.Keys to the insects of the Far East of the USSR, Vol. 2. Homoptera and Heteroptera
Lehr, P. A., ed. 1988. Leningrad, Nauka Publishing House.
2.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.
3.Catalog of the Heteroptera, or True Bugs of Canada and the Continental United States
Thomas J. Henry, Richard C. Froeschner. 1988. Brill Academic Publishers.