Amphiareus obscuriceps

Minute Pirate Bug

Minute Pirate Bugs,




Family: Anthocoridae

Subfamily: Lyctocorinae

Tribe: Dufouriellini

Length: 2 - 3 mm


Amphiareus obscuriceps is a species introduced to the United States from Asia. It was first reported in the literature in 2008 and has quickly won a foothold in Ontario and a number of eastern states of the U.S.

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