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Genus Darmistus

Broad-headed Bug? - Darmistus subvittatus Elongated bug - Darmistus subvittatus unknown bug - Darmistus subvittatus broad-headed bug - Darmistus crassicornis Darmistus crassicornis Van Duzee - Darmistus crassicornis Darmistus duncani Van Duzee - Darmistus duncani alydid on milkweed - Darmistus alydid on milkweed - Darmistus
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)