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Genus Darmistus

Broad-headed Bug? - Darmistus subvittatus unknown bug - Darmistus subvittatus Bug - Darmistus duncani Bug with enlarged antennal segment - Darmistus subvittatus broad-headed bug - Darmistus crassicornis Female, Darmistus subvittatus? - Darmistus subvittatus - female Male, Darmistus subvittatus? - Darmistus subvittatus - male 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)
Darmistus crassicornis
Species duncani - Darmistus duncani
Species subvittatus - Darmistus subvittatus
key to spp. in Schaefer (2003)(2)
Antennal segment II longer than IV; antennal segment I thick, heavily setose Darmistus crassicornis Van Duzee -
Antennal segment II shorter than IV; I robust, not heavy, lightly setose 2 2. Antennal segments I-III polished, dark; paralypei not quite meeting in front of clypeus (Fig 1 A I Darmistus duncani Van Duzee -
Antennal segments I-III not polished, pale to light brown; paraclypei meeting in front of clypeus (Fig. IC) .... Darmistus subvittatus Stal
w. US (WA-CA-c.TX) / Mex. to C. Amer. - Map (1)(3)