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Acompus rufipes A small ground bug known to feed on Valerian (Valeriana spp.), but I  found this one overwintering in a dried stem of Common Hogweed (Heracleum sphondylium).<br />
This &quot;Lygaeidae&quot; is currently often classified in the Rhyparochromidae, subfamily Rhyparochrominae tribe Stygnocorini Acompus,Acompus rufipes,Heteroptera,Lygaeidae,Rhyparochromidae,Rhyparochrominae,nl: Valeriaanbodemwants Click/tap to enlarge Species introCountry intro

Acompus rufipes

A small ground bug known to feed on Valerian (Valeriana spp.), but I found this one overwintering in a dried stem of Common Hogweed (Heracleum sphondylium).
This "Lygaeidae" is currently often classified in the Rhyparochromidae, subfamily Rhyparochrominae tribe Stygnocorini

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Acompus rufipes is small ground bug known to feed on Valerian (Valeriana spp.). This "Lygaeidae" is currently often classified in the Rhyparochromidae, subfamily Rhyparochrominae tribe Stygnocorini

Similar species: True Bugs
Species identified by Pudding4brains
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Uploaded Jan 19, 2017.