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Genus Ochrimnus

Seed Bug - Ochrimnus mimulus Seed bug - Ochrimnus Lygaeinae? - Ochrimnus barberi Ochrimnus barberi Ochrimnus mimulus nymph - Ochrimnus mimulus Seed Bug - Ochrimnus mimulus? - Ochrimnus mimulus Ochrimnus mimulus - male Ochrimnus mimulus - female
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 Lygaeidae (Seed Bugs)
Subfamily Lygaeinae
Genus Ochrimnus
Explanation of Names
Ochrimnus Stål 1874
Numbers
6 spp. in 3 subgenera in our area(1), ~45 spp. in 5 subgenera total(2)
not yet in the guide: O. (O.) collaris, O. (P.) carnosulus, O. (P.) foederatus
Size
4-9 mm(2)
Range
primarily neotropical(2), with a few spp. ranging into the US: 3 spp. in se. US, the rest w./sw. US(1)
Works Cited
1.Catalog of the Heteroptera, or True Bugs of Canada and the Continental United States
Thomas J. Henry, Richard C. Froeschner. 1988. Brill Academic Publishers.
2.A Genus Level Revision of Western Hemisphere Lygaeinae (Heteroptera: Lygaeidae) with Keys to Species
Alex Slater. 1992. University of Kansas Science Bulletin.