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Genus Pseudopachybrachius

Hiding under a rock... - Pseudopachybrachius basalis Pseudopachybrachius vinctus (Say) - Pseudopachybrachius vinctus Small hemiptera - Pseudopachybrachius basalis Dirt-colored Seed Bug - Pseudopachybrachius basalis? - Pseudopachybrachius basalis Pseudopachybrachius basalis Pseudopachybrachius sp.? - Pseudopachybrachius vinctus rhyparochromid - Pseudopachybrachius basalis Pseudopachybrachius vinctus? - Pseudopachybrachius vinctus
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 Pseudopachybrachius
Explanation of Names
Pseudopachybrachius Malipatil 1978
2 spp. in our area, 7 total(1)
<4.5 mm(1)
Recognized by the small size, complete anterior pronotal collar that is demarked posteriorly by a line-like groove, a V-shaped buccular juncture, 4 or more rows of claval punctures, an extensively developed evaporative area, double-ranked fore femoral spines and lack of spines on the male anterior tibiae. The hemelytra are generally largely pale.(1)
represented in both hemispheres; in our area, e. NA: P. basalis ranges into se. Canada, P. vinctus se. US (NC-FL)(1)
Works Cited
1.The Lygaeidae of Florida (Hemiptera: Lygaeidae).
Slater & Baranowski. 1990. Florida Dept. of Ag. and Consumer Services, Gainesville. xv + 211 pp.