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Genus Lasiochilus

Anthocoridae - Lasiochilus pallidulus Lyctocoris campestris - Lasiochilus pallidulus Anthocorid - Lasiochilus pallidulus 122211Bug1 - Lasiochilus Red Bug - Lasiochilus pallidulus ? Heteroptera, to blacklite - Lasiochilus 905W05 - Lasiochilus pallidulus Anthocoridae - Lasiochilus
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
Genus Lasiochilus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
now treated in much narrower sense than traditionally -- see(1)
Explanation of Names
Lasiochilus Reuter 1871
Numbers
2 spp. in our area (both in the nominate subgenus), 5 spp. in 2 subgenera total(1)
Identification
our spp. can be distinguished only by male genitalia and slighly larger interocular distance in L. hirtellus Drake & Harris(1)
Range
New World (Canada to Argentina), mostly neotropical(1)