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Genus Lasiochilus

Anthocoridae - Lasiochilus pallidulus Lyctocoris campestris - Lasiochilus pallidulus Plant Bug - Lasiochilus True Bug - Lasiochilus Red Bug - 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
Genus Lasiochilus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
now treated in much narrower sense than traditionally -- see(1)
Explanation of Names
Lasiochilus Reuter 1871
2 spp. in our area (both in the nominate subgenus), 5 spp. in 2 subgenera total(1)
our spp. can be distinguished only by male genitalia and slighly larger interocular distance in L. hirtellus Drake & Harris(1)
New World (Canada to Argentina), mostly neotropical(1)