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Tribe Harpactorini

Assassin bug 062613 - Zelus renardii unknown assasin bug species - Acholla multispinosa Orange Bug - Pselliopus barberi Zelus renardii with halictidae prey. - Zelus renardii Please help us to identify this guy. - Sinea Wheel Bug - Arilus cristatus - Older Nymph - Arilus cristatus Genus Sinea - Sinea Arilus cristatus? - Arilus cristatus
Classification
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 Harpactorinae
Tribe Harpactorini
Numbers
>2000 spp. in almost 300 genera worldwide