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Bug (Seed bug) Dieuches notatus

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hemiptera
Suborder: Heteroptera
Family: Rhyparochromidae
Sub Family: Rhyparochrominae
Tribe: Rhyparochromini
Genus: Dieuches
Species: D. notatus
Binomial name: Dieuches notatus
Synonym name: Rhyparochromus notatus
Common name: Seed bug, Lygaeid Bug

Dieuches notatus is a New Zealand native insect which is a seed-feeder, associated with the weed hog-cress (Coronopus didymus). It has an oval body (6.7-9.0 mm long) with distinctive markings.

For complete description visit:  http://www.padil.gov.au/maf-border/pest/othernames/141099 





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