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For the United States & Canada

Species Rasahus hamatus

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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 Peiratinae (Corsairs)
Genus Rasahus
Species hamatus (Rasahus hamatus)
Explanation of Names
Rasahus hamatus (Fabricius 1781)
hamatus = 'hooked'
Size
16-20 mm(1)
Range
se. US to CA (CA-FL-NC-IA) to Argentina(1)(2)
Habitat
ground-living species frequently taken under stones; often comes to light(1)
Works Cited
1.How to Know the True Bugs
Slater, James A., and Baranowski, Richard M. 1978. Wm. C. Brown Company.
2.Heteroptera of Eastern North America
W.S. Blatchley. 1926. The Nature Publishing Company.