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Lygaeus equestris Linnaeus, 1758

Имаго  (Lygaeus equestris)


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Paraneoptera order Hemiptera suborder Heteroptera infraorder Pentatomomorpha superfamily Lygaeoidea family Lygaeidae subfamily Lygaeinae genus Lygaeus → species Lygaeus equestris

Species name(s)

Lygaeus equestris Linnaeus, 1758 = Cimex equestris Linnaeus, 1758.



This species marks on the maps: 1.

Zoogeographical regions


Имаго  (Lygaeus equestris)

Detailed information with references


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08.03.2016 18:20, Vasiliy Feoktistov Corrected data.

Zoogeographical regions: No formalized data → Palaearctic.

08.03.2016 14:07, Ivan Tislenko

I tried at the time to define "their" Bulgarian to these "whiskered" signs, but really did not understand. That's what these mounting mustache in "my" Bulgarian:

08.03.2016 11:51, Yuri Semejkin

Ivan! Lygaeus simulans Deckert, 1985 -. To date not been found in the Far East of Russia. His spread-steppe zone of Eurasia.
So for his I say.

08.03.2016 10:45, Ivan Pristrem

And here precisely all the bugs belong to this species? There is a very similar Lygaeus simulans, which differs only in the shape of the genitals and the place where the antenna grow: http://macroid.ru/showphoto.php?photo=46072&size=big&cat=6515.

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