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Pachybrachius fracticollis At 4,6-5,8mm a medium sized Ground Bug (Lygaeidae) that lives on Sedges (Cyperaceae) such as Eriophorum and Carex on wet heathlands and around bogs and fens. <br />
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The Lygaeidae senu lato have recently been split into many families that were formerly classified as subfamilies, but not all taxonomists follow this new structure. So this bug is either in the Rhyparochromidae or in the subfamily  Rhyparochrominae under Lygaeidea Geotagged,Heteroptera,Lygaeidae,Lygaeoidea,Netherlands,Pachybrachius,Pachybrachius fracticollis,Rhyparochromidae,Rhyparochrominae Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

Pachybrachius fracticollis

At 4,6-5,8mm a medium sized Ground Bug (Lygaeidae) that lives on Sedges (Cyperaceae) such as Eriophorum and Carex on wet heathlands and around bogs and fens.

The Lygaeidae senu lato have recently been split into many families that were formerly classified as subfamilies, but not all taxonomists follow this new structure. So this bug is either in the Rhyparochromidae or in the subfamily Rhyparochrominae under Lygaeidea

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Pachybrachius fracticollis is a true bug in the Lygaeidae family.

Similar species: True Bugs
Species identified by fchristant
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By Pudding4brains

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Uploaded Jan 15, 2017. Captured in Veldweg, 7946 Wanneperveen, Netherlands.