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Family Lasiochilidae

Lasiochilus pallidulus Reuter - Lasiochilus pallidulus Lasiochilus sp.? - Lasiochilus pallidulus Dilasia fuscula - female Dilasia fuscula - female Anthocoridae - Lasiochilus Minute Pirate Bug ? - Lasiochilus Lasiochilus  True Bug - Lasiochilus pallidulus
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 Cimicomorpha
Superfamily Cimicoidea
Family Lasiochilidae
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
revised in (1), where it's treated as part of Anthocoridae
Numbers
7 spp. in 5 genera in our area(1), >60 spp. in 10 genera worldwide(2)
Size
3-4 mm(3)
Habitat
under bark and on bracket fungi(2)
Food
insect larvae(2)
Works Cited
1.Western Hemisphere Lasiochilinae (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Anthocoridae) with comments on some extralimital species...
Carpintero D. 2014. Zootaxa 3871: 1-87.
2.Biodiversity of the Heteroptera
Henry T.J. 2009. In: Foottit R.G., Adler P.H., eds. Insect biodiversity: Science and society. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell: 223-263.
3.True Bugs of the World (Hemiptera:Heteroptera): Classification and Natural History
Randall T. Schuh & James Alexander Slater. 1995. 1995. Cornell University Press, Ithaca, New York.