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Genus Arhyssus

male (?) loser of the breeding fight - Arhyssus - male feast - Arhyssus Unknown Hemiptera - Arhyssus Fuzzy Plant Bug - Arhyssus lateralis Mating Plant Bugs - Arhyssus nigristernum - male - female unidentified Heteropteran - Arhyssus Scentless Plant Bug - Arhyssus Arhyssus Nymph - Arhyssus
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 Rhopalidae (Scentless Plant Bugs)
Subfamily Rhopalinae
Tribe Niesthreini
Genus Arhyssus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
revised in (1)
Explanation of Names
Arhyssus Stål 1870
14 spp. in our area, ~20 total(2)
Metapleura divided in two by a sulcus, their tips visible dorsally (unlike in Stictopleurus)
Wing tips not much protruding over abdomen (unlike in Liorhyssus)
Connexivia often patterned (unlike in Rhopalus tigrinus)
nearctic genus, most spp. western, only A. hirtus, A. lateralis and A. nigristernum in the east(3)
fields, weedy areas, savanna
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