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Genus Diaditus

Diaditus - male Diaditus Specimen 1 - Diaditus tejanus Diaditus Specimen 1 - Diaditus tejanus interesting gray and black bug - Diaditus tejanus Diaditus - male 826W05 - Diaditus tejanus assassin bug - Diaditus Assassin bug - Diaditus - male
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 Stenopodainae
Genus Diaditus
Explanation of Names
Diaditus Stål 1859
2 spp. in our area, 6 total(1)(2)
revision in(3)
New World; our spp: D. tejanus SC-FL-TX-AR; D. pictipes TX to Guatemala, D. semicolon FL, prob. not established(3)(1)(2)