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Genus Eustictus

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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
Superfamily Miroidea
Family Miridae (Plant Bugs)
Subfamily Deraeocorinae
Genus Eustictus
Explanation of Names
Eustictus Reuter 1909
22 spp. in North America, ~40 total(1)
our spp. per(1):
Eastern widespread: grossus, necopinus, salicicola, venatorius (NY, MS)
FL & southeast: ainsliei (FL), spinipes (FL), pilipes (FL), pubescens (FL), mundus (GA-FL-MS)
South: catulus (AZ, PA, LA)
TX only: minimus, claripennis, tibialis, knighti, albomaculatus
sw. US: clarus, hirsutipes, morrisoni, productus, albocuneatus (all AZ), obscurus (AZ-NM), pusilus (AZ-CO-TX)
a member of the tribe Surinamellini that contains a total of 9 genera(1)