Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Calendar
Upcoming Events

Photos of insects and people from the 2022 BugGuide gathering in New Mexico, July 20-24

National Moth Week was July 23-31, 2022! See moth submissions.

Photos of insects and people from the Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2

Photos of insects and people from the 2019 gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Photos of insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12


Previous events


TaxonomyBrowse
Info
ImagesLinksBooksData

Genus Pyrrhocoris

Pyrrhocoris apterus mating - Pyrrhocoris apterus - male - female Pyrrhocoris apterus mating - Pyrrhocoris apterus - male - female Red & Black Awesome lookin' beetle? - Pyrrhocoris apterus Pyrrhocoris apterus? - Pyrrhocoris apterus - male - female Pyrrhocoridae - Pyrrhocoris apterus red bug? - Pyrrhocoris apterus Beetle like insect on grass and hard surfaces - Pyrrhocoris apterus Pyrrhocoris apterus - Firebug - Pyrrhocoris apterus
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 Pyrrhocoroidea
Family Pyrrhocoridae (Red Bugs)
Genus Pyrrhocoris
Remarks
Phyrrhocoris apterus introduced from Europe, first reported in 1896 in New Jersey.
Internet References