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Genus Ochrimnus

Plant Bug - Ochrimnus mimulus Bug ID - Ochrimnus lineoloides Seed bug? - Ochrimnus Lygaeinae? - Ochrimnus barberi Lygaeinae? - Ochrimnus barberi Ochrimnus barberi - mating pair - Ochrimnus barberi - male - female Ochrimnus mimulus nymph - Ochrimnus mimulus Ochrimnus mimulus nymph - Ochrimnus mimulus
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
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.) barberi, O. (P.) carnosulus, O. (P.) foederatus
4-9 mm(2)
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.