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Rhyp/Lygaeid 2 - Cymus luridus

Rhyp/Lygaeid 2 - Cymus luridus
Fish Creek Park, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
May 16, 2009
Size: 4.5 mm
Sweepnetted a couple of these from clumps of grass located near a boggy area. No idea what these are yet...

From Dr. Merrill Sweet:
"These are Cymus luridus Stål, a Nearctic species with a more northerly distribution. Very likely on sedges."


Moved from Cymus.

Cymus, i suppose

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