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Genus Brachycarenus

Seed bug? - Brachycarenus tigrinus Rhopalus tigrinus - Brachycarenus tigrinus Orchard Bug - Brachycarenus tigrinus Scentless Plant Bug? - Brachycarenus tigrinus Scentless Plant Bug? - Brachycarenus tigrinus Rhopalidae, Scentless Plant Bug, lateral - Brachycarenus tigrinus plant bug - Brachycarenus tigrinus Scentless Plant Bug - Brachycarenus tigrinus
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 Coreoidea (Leatherbugs)
Family Rhopalidae (Scentless Plant Bugs)
Subfamily Rhopalinae
Tribe Rhopalini
Genus Brachycarenus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
sometimes treated as a subgenus of Rhopalus Schilling 1827
Explanation of Names
Brachycarenus Fieber 1860
A single (adventive) species in our area(1), 2 spp. total(2)
native to w. Palaearctic(2), adventive in NA (widespread in the west but also present in the east)