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Genus Eremocoris

Mirid? - Eremocoris borealis Dirt-colored Seed Bug - Eremocoris borealis - male Flying Insect - Eremocoris borealis Dirt-colored Seed Bug - Eremocoris Plant Bug - Eremocoris ferus bug - Eremocoris dirt colored seed bug - Eremocoris semicinctus True bug - Eremocoris
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 Drymini
Genus Eremocoris
Explanation of Names
Eremocoris Fieber 1860
the largest genus of the tribe in our area (12 spp.) and in the New World in general (>20 spp.)(1); there are unnamed western spp., too
>5.5 mm
Key to eastern species in(2)
in the New World, so. Canada to Mexico, much more diverse in the west:(1)
E. ferus -- much of so. Canada & the US
2 eastern spp. (E. depressus coastal areas, New England to FL-LA; E. setosus e. US)
9 western spp., of which 3 precinctive to CA and 3 range north into BC