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Genus Metatropiphorus

Nabid - Metatropiphorus belfragii Nabid - Metatropiphorus belfragii Metatropiphorus belfragei - Metatropiphorus belfragii Assassin bug - Metatropiphorus belfragii Damsel Bug - Metatropiphorus belfragii Metatropiphorus belfragii het1-20180629 - Metatropiphorus belfragii bug071818 - Metatropiphorus belfragii
Classification
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 Nabidae (Damsel Bugs)
Subfamily Nabinae
Tribe Nabini
Genus Metatropiphorus
Explanation of Names
Metatropiphorus Reuter 1872
Numbers
A single species in our area(1)
Identification
Very long first antennomere (at least twice as long as the head), no closed cells on the forewing membrane, rather small (6–7 mm), slender, and dark-colored(2)
Range
e. US & ON(1)
Works Cited
1.Three new species, notes and new records of poorly known species, and an updated checklist for the North American Nabidae...
Kerzhner I.M., Henry T.J. 2008. Proc. Entomol. Soc. Wash. 110: 988–1011.
2.How to Know the True Bugs
Slater, James A., and Baranowski, Richard M. 1978. Wm. C. Brown Company.