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Species Amnestus pusillus

Burrowing Bug - Amnestus pusillus - female Burrowing bug - Amnestus pusillus - male Burrowing bug - Amnestus pusillus - male Burrowing bug - Amnestus pusillus - male Burrowing bug - Amnestus pusillus - male Amnestus pusillus - female Cydnidae, dorsal - Amnestus pusillus 903W10 - Amnestus pusillus
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 Pentatomoidea
Family Cydnidae (Burrowing Bugs)
Genus Amnestus
Species pusillus (Amnestus pusillus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Amnestus pusillus Uhler
Size
2.1 to 2.7 mm (1)
Identification
Each juga with 4 pegs or spines (sometimes one with 5, but not both). Males have a long spine on the hind femur and females have a median glabrous area on the abdomen. (1)
Range
Widespread in the United States and Canada. Also known from Mexico. (1)
Life Cycle
Overwinters as adults. (1)
Works Cited
1.The Pentatomoidea (Hemiptera) of Northeastern North America
J.E. McPherson. 1982. Southern Illinois University Press.