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Genus Ctenotrachelus

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Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids and Allies)
Suborder Heteroptera (True Bugs)
Infraorder Cimicomorpha
Family Reduviidae (Assassin Bugs)
Subfamily Stenopodainae
Genus Ctenotrachelus
Explanation of Names
Ctenotrachelus Stål 1868
'combed neck'
a single species in our area, 15 spp. total(1)
neotropical group, with 13 spp. in S. America and one sp. in Mexico & se. US each(1)
not included in(2) --apparently because the genus was not recorded for FL in(3)