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Family Lasiochilidae

Lasiochilus pallidulus Reuter - Lasiochilus pallidulus True Bug - Lasiochilus fusculus True Bug - Lasiochilus 122211Bug1 - Lasiochilus W154 - Lasiochilus pallidulus ? Heteroptera, to blacklite - Lasiochilus Minute pirate bug - Lasiochilus pallidulus Minute Pirate Bug? - Lasiochilus
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
formerly treated as part of Anthocoridae(1)
8 spp. in 2 genera in our area, >60 spp. in 10 genera worldwide(2)
3-4 mm(1)
under bark and on bracket fungi(2)
insect larvae(2)
Print References
Carayon J. (1972) Caractères systématiques et classification des Anthocoridae (Hemipt.) Ann. Soc. ent. France (n.s.) 8(2): 309-349.
Schuh R.T., Stys P. (1991) Phylogenetic analysis of cimicomorphan family relationships (Heteroptera). J. New York Entomol. Soc. 99(3): 298-350.
Works Cited
1.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.
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.Keys to genera of Anthocoridae of America north of Mexico, with descriptions of a new genus (Hemiptera: Heteroptera)
J.L. Herring. 1976. The Florida Entomologist, 59 (2): 143-150.