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Genus Perigenes

True Bug - Perigenes constrictus what species´╝č - Perigenes constrictus Perigenes similis Barber - Perigenes similis Dirt-colored Seed Bug - Perigenes constrictus 918W15 - Perigenes similis 1011C12 - Perigenes similis Perigenes 9048205 bug - Perigenes constrictus
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 Myodochini
Genus Perigenes
Explanation of Names
Perigenes Distant 1893
Numbers
2 spp. in our area, 3 total(1)
Identification
1st segment of hind tarsus little more than twice length of segments 2+3(2)
Range
NS-AK to Guatemala; in our area, P. constrictus is widespread, P. similis southeastern(1)(3)
Works Cited
1.The Lygaeidae of Florida (Hemiptera: Lygaeidae).
Slater & Baranowski. 1990. Florida Dept. of Ag. and Consumer Services, Gainesville. xv + 211 pp.
2.How to Know the True Bugs
Slater, James A., and Baranowski, Richard M. 1978. Wm. C. Brown Company.
3.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.