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Tribe Rhyparochromini

Dirt-Colored Seed Bug - Rhyparochromus vulgaris Seed bug - Raglius alboacuminatus Dirt-colored Seed Bug - Peritrechus fraternus 9125 - Xanthochilus saturnius bug - Rhyparochromus vulgaris Bug in Douglas Fir Litter 1 - Raglius alboacuminatus Mediterranean Seed Bug - Xanthochilus saturnius Peritrechus sp.? - Peritrechus convivus
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 Lygaeoidea
Family Rhyparochromidae (Dirt-colored Seed Bugs)
Subfamily Rhyparochrominae
Tribe Rhyparochromini
Explanation of Names
Rhyparochromini Amyot & Serville 1843
Numbers
the most diverse tribe of the family, with 12 spp. in 8 genera in our area(1) and 370 spp. in ~40 genera worldwide(2)
Range
all major zoogeographic regions except the Neotropics; most diverse in the Afrotropical, Palaearctic and Oriental Regions(2)
Works Cited
1.American Insects: A Handbook of the Insects of America North of Mexico
Ross H. Arnett. 2000. CRC Press.
2.Zoological catalogue of Australia: Hemiptera: Heteroptera (Pentatomomorpha)
Cassis G., Gross G.F. 2002. CSIRO Publishing, 751 pp.