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Genus Oncerotrachelus

Oncerotrachelus pallidus Barber - Oncerotrachelus pallidus Oncerotrachelus acuminatus Oncerotrachelus? - Oncerotrachelus acuminatus Assassin bug - Oncerotrachelus acuminatus Orange and black Assassin Bug - Oncerotrachelus acuminatus? - Oncerotrachelus acuminatus Heteroptera ID Request - Oncerotrachelus pallidus Damsel bug? - Oncerotrachelus acuminatus Oncerotrachelus acuminatus? - Oncerotrachelus acuminatus
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 Saicinae
Genus Oncerotrachelus
Explanation of Names
Oncerotrachelus Stål 1868
2 spp. in our area(1)
O. acuminatus e. US (NY-FL to KS-TX), O. pallidus OK-TX(1)
Works Cited
1.Catalog of the Heteroptera, or True Bugs of Canada and the Continental United States
Thomas J. Henry, Richard C. Froeschner. 1988. Brill Academic Publishers.