Common name: Soil bug
Class: Insecta
Order: Hemiptera
Ecological niche: Scavengers
Distinguishing characteristics: All members of the order
Hemiptera have piercing/sucking mouthparts contained
within a distinctive beak (proboscis) that arises near the
front of the head.  As adults, most have very distinctive
front wings (hemelytra) in which the basal half is
leathery and the apical half is membranous.

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