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Species Megalonotus sabulicola

True Bug - Megalonotus sabulicola Megalonotus sabulicola Small true bug - Megalonotus sabulicola Megalonotus sabulicola? - Megalonotus sabulicola Cimicomorpha - Megalonotus sabulicola Dirt-colored Seed Bug - Megalonotus sabulicola Another Megalonotus sabulicola - Megalonotus sabulicola Urban rhyparochromid - Peritrechus? - Megalonotus sabulicola
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 Megalonotini
Genus Megalonotus
Species sabulicola (Megalonotus sabulicola)
Explanation of Names
Megalonotus sabulicola Thomson 1870
Size
4.5-5.5 mm
Range
Holarctic(1); considered non-native in NA (QC-ON, BC e. & w. US)(2)(3)
Habitat
Dry areas(1)
Remarks
earliest NA record: CA 1921(3)
Internet References
Species page (Bantock & Botting 2010)(4)