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Genus Xyonysius

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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 Pentatomomorpha
Superfamily Lygaeoidea
Family Lygaeidae (Seed Bugs)
Subfamily Orsillinae
Genus Xyonysius
Explanation of Names
Xyonysius Ashlock & Lattin 1963
Numbers
3 spp. in our area, 8 total(1)
Range
so. Canada (BC-ON)(2) to Argentina & Chile(1); in our area X. adjunctor AZ to sw. TX; X. basalis FL; X. californicus across NA(3)
Remarks
our only representative of the tribe Metrargini Kirkaldy 1902, that contains a total of 11 genera(1)
Works Cited
1.Dellapé P.M., Henry T.J. (2016) Lygaeoidea species file. Version 5.0
2.Checklist of the Hemiptera of Canada and Alaska
Maw, H.E.L., R.G. Foottit, K.G.A. Hamilton and G.G.E. Scudder. 2000. NRC Research Press.
3.Catalog of the Heteroptera, or True Bugs of Canada and the Continental United States
Thomas J. Henry, Richard C. Froeschner. 1988. Brill Academic Publishers.