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Seed bug - Birch Catkin Bug
Seed bug - Birch Catkin Bug


Seed bug - Lygaeidae - Lygaeus equestris
Seed bug - Lygaeidae - Lygaeus equestris
Seed bugs mating (Birch Catkin Bugs)
Seed bugs mating (Birch Catkin Bugs)

Genera216
Species1.707
Common namesMilkweed bugs, Seed bugs, Ground bugs, Chinch bugs, Groundbugs
German namesBodenwanzen, Langwanzen, Samenwanzen
Dutch namesBodemwantsen, Aardwantsen
Danish namesFrøtæger
Finnish namesVarjoluteet
Norwegian namesFrøteger
Swedish namesFröskinnbaggar
AuthorSchilling, 1829
Distribution
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Continents:

Eurasia
America
Africa
Oceania
Antarctica


Ecozones:

Palaearctic
Nearctic
Afrotropical
Neotropical
Indo-Australian region


Fossils:

Cenozoic
Paleozoic
Mesozoic


World Oceans:

Pacific Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
Indian Ocean


Countries
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Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, Estonia, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Laos, Libya, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Norway, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Samoa, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, South Sudan, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, USA, Uganda, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zimbabwe
Links and ReferencesLygaeidae in bie.ala.org.au
Lygaeidae in faunaeur.org
Lygaeidae in itis.gov
Lygaeidae in dyntaxa.se
Lygaeidae in Wikipedia (English)

Further chapters of "Seed bugs & Chinch bugs"
- European Chinchbug
- Black-and-Red-bug
- Spilostethus pandurus
- Melanocoryphus albomaculatus
- Spilostethus saxatilis
Description of images / photos
Photography with Cameras
Nikon D3x, Nikon D300, Canon 50D
Image editing with Photoshop
1. Seed bug - Birch Catkin Bug
2. Seed bug - Lygaeidae - Lygaeus equestris
3. Seed bugs mating (Birch Catkin Bugs)
Quick search: Bug - Birch - Seed - Bugs - Catkin - Lygaeus
Mating
Taxonomy
ClassInsecta
Insects, True insects
SubclassPterygota
Winged insects
InfraclassNeoptera
Wing-folding insects
SuperorderParaneoptera
OrderHemiptera
Hemipterans, True bugs, Cicadas, Aphids, Hoppers, Allies, Bugs
SuborderHeteroptera
True bugs, Bugs, Gerrids
InfraorderPentatomomorpha
SuperfamilyLygaeoidea
FamilyLygaeidae
Milkweed bugs, Seed bugs, Ground bugs, Chinch bugs, Groundbugs
AuthorSchilling, 1829
 
Synonyms
Myodochidae (Dojiri & Sieg, 1997)
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