Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Tribe Harpactorini

a brown Assassin Bug - Zelus cervicalis Spiders? - Arilus cristatus Zelus luridus Assassin nymph? - Zelus renardii Is this a Leafhopper Assassin Bug? - Zelus renardii Arilus cristatus nymph eating Pentatomidae sp  - Arilus cristatus Bug on Gumplant - Pselliopus spinicollis Pselliopus barberi
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