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Tribe Harpactorini

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

Genus Acholla
Species ampliata - Acholla ampliata
Species multispinosa - Acholla multispinosa
Genus Arilus
Species cristatus - Wheel Bug
Genus Atrachelus
Species cinereus - Atrachelus cinereus
Subspecies cinereus - Atrachelus cinereus cinereus
Subspecies wygodzinskyi - Atrachelus cinereus wygodzinskyi
Genus Castolus
Species ferox - Castolus ferox
Genus Doldina
Species interjungens - Doldina interjungens
Genus Fitchia
Species spinosula - Fitchia spinosula
Species aptera - Fitchia aptera
Genus Heza
Species similis - Heza similis
Genus Pselliopus
Species barberi - Pselliopus barberi
Species cinctus - Pselliopus cinctus
Species latifasciatus - Pselliopus latifasciatus
Species marmorosus - Pselliopus marmorosus
Species spinicollis - Pselliopus spinicollis
Species zebra - Pselliopus zebra
No Taxon nymphs
Genus Repipta
Species taurus - Red Bull Assassin
Genus Rhynocoris
Species ventralis - Rhynocoris ventralis
Subspecies americanus - Rhynocoris ventralis americanus
Subspecies ventralis - Rhynocoris ventralis ventralis
Subspecies femoralis - Rhynocoris ventralis femoralis
Subspecies annulipes - Rhynocoris ventralis annulipes
Species leucospilus - Rhynocoris leucospilus
Genus Rocconota
Species annulicornis - Rocconota annulicornis
Genus Sinea
Species anacantha - Sinea anacantha
Species complexa - Sinea complexa
Species coronata - Sinea coronata
Species diadema - Spined Assassin Bug
Species incognita - Sinea incognita
Species integra - Sinea integra
Species rileyi - Sinea rileyi
Species spinipes - Spiny Assassin Bug
No Taxon nymphs
Genus Zelus
No Taxon subgenus Diplacodus
Species renardii - Leafhopper Assassin Bug
Species tetracanthus - Zelus tetracanthus
No Taxon subgenus Zelus
Species cervicalis - Zelus cervicalis
Species longipes - Milkweed Assassin Bug
Species luridus - Zelus luridus
No Taxon So. Texas (litigiosus or janus)
No Taxon Eggs and nymphs