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Species Anochrostomus formosus

Anochrostomus formosus - female Anochrostomus formosus (Blanchard) - Anochrostomus formosus
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 Pentatomomorpha
Superfamily Lygaeoidea
Family Lygaeidae (Seed Bugs)
Subfamily Lygaeinae
Genus Anochrostomus
Species formosus (Anochrostomus formosus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Anochrostomus formosus (Blanchard)
Orig. Comb: Lygaeus formosus Blanchard, 1840
Explanation of Names
formos (L). 'graceful, beautiful' (1)
Size
11 mm (BG data)
Range
Corpus Christi, TX to Venezuela / FL to W. Indies - Map (2)(3)(4)
Remarks
Type Locality: Mexico
Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
2.A Genus Level Revision of Western Hemisphere Lygaeinae (Heteroptera: Lygaeidae) with Keys to Species
Alex Slater. 1992. University of Kansas Science Bulletin.
3.Catalog of the Heteroptera, or True Bugs of Canada and the Continental United States
Thomas J. Henry, Richard C. Froeschner. 1988. Brill Academic Publishers.
4.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)