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Photos of insects and people from the 2022 BugGuide gathering in New Mexico, July 20-24

National Moth Week was July 23-31, 2022! See moth submissions.

Photos of insects and people from the Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2

Photos of insects and people from the 2019 gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Photos of insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

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Genus Darmistus

Broad-headed Bug (Darmistus subvittatus) - Darmistus subvittatus Darmistus crassicornis Van Duzee - Darmistus crassicornis Darmistus Darmistus alydid on milkweed - Darmistus Darmistus Female, Darmistus subvittatus? - Darmistus subvittatus - female Male, Darmistus subvittatus? - Darmistus subvittatus - 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 Pentatomomorpha
Superfamily Coreoidea (Leatherbugs)
Family Alydidae (Broad-headed Bugs)
Subfamily Micrelytrinae
Tribe Micrelytrini
Genus Darmistus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Rimadarmistus Bliven 1956
Explanation of Names
Darmistus Stål 1859
3 spp., all in our area(1)
key to spp. in (2)
sw. US (TX-CA) & Mexico(1)