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Genus Phasmatocoris

Phasmatocoris labyrinthicus - male Phasmatocoris labyrinthicus - female Phasmatocoris labyrinthicus - male Phasmatocoris labyrinthicus - male
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 Emesinae (Thread-legged Bugs)
Tribe Emesini
Genus Phasmatocoris
Explanation of Names
Phasmatocoris Breddin 1904
a single species in our area(1), ~6 spp. total
Neotropical genus also known from a cave in AZ (>1,000 km to the north of the closest location)(1)
from dense rainforest to semidesert; our sp. (and one from Brazil) in caves(1)