Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes



Tribe Micrelytrini

brown broad-headed bug - Protenor belfragei Bug - Esperanza texana Bugs in central Wisconsin - Protenor belfragei - male - female Protenor belfragei bug - Protenor belfragei Zelus ____? - Protenor belfragei Unknown Bug - Protenor belfragei Insect - Esperanza texana
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 Pentatomomorpha
Superfamily Coreoidea (Leatherbugs)
Family Alydidae (Broad-headed Bugs)
Subfamily Micrelytrinae
Tribe Micrelytrini
8 spp. in 4 genera in our area, 90 spp. in 22 genera total(1)
primarily Oriental & Neotropical(1)
Print References
Brailovsky, H. (2019) Illustrated identification key to the genera of New World Micrelytrini (Hemiptera: Alydidae: Micrelytrinae), with description of two new genera, one new species and new distributional records. Zootaxa 4668 (3): 393-409. (2)