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Genus Paromius

hemiptera? - Paromius longulus Small Bug - Paromius longulus Paromius - Paromius longulus Dirt-colored seed bug (6) - Paromius longulus Some sort of true bug - Paromius longulus dirt-colored seed bug - Paromius longulus 905W03 - Paromius longulus seed bug - Paromius longulus
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 Paromius
Explanation of Names
Paromius Fieber 1860
A single species in our area, 4 in the New World, 15 total ((1) & Dellape 2005)
circumtropical; in our area, se. US (NC-FL-TX)(1)
Print References
Dellape, P.M. 2005. Redescription of Paromius procerulus (Berg) (new combination) (Heteroptera: Rhyparochromidae: Myodochini), and description of eggs and immature stages. Zootaxa 1070: 49-60.
Works Cited
1.The Lygaeidae of Florida (Hemiptera: Lygaeidae).
Slater & Baranowski. 1990. Florida Dept. of Ag. and Consumer Services, Gainesville. xv + 211 pp.