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Species Alydus conspersus

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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 Coreoidea (Leatherbugs)
Family Alydidae (Broad-headed Bugs)
Subfamily Alydinae
Genus Alydus
Species conspersus (Alydus conspersus)
Explanation of Names
Alydus conspersus Montandon 1893
Numbers
some workers recognize 3 sspp.(1)
Range
Canada (transcontinental)(2) to NJ-IA-CO-AZ(1); LA(3)
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.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.
3.Livermore L.J.R., LemaƮtre V.A., Dolling W.R., Webb M.D. Coreoidea species file online. Version 5.0