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Tribe Lethaeini

Cistalia explanata Barber - Cistalia explanata Cryphula nitens - female Cryphula nitens - female Cryphula nitens - female 825W06 - Valtissius diversus Bug - Cryphula trimaculata - female Miridae ID request - Cistalia explanata Male, Cryphula nitens? - Cryphula nitens - male
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 Rhyparochromidae (Dirt-colored Seed Bugs)
Subfamily Rhyparochrominae
Tribe Lethaeini
Explanation of Names
Lethaeini Stål 1872
Numbers
a dozen spp. in 6 genera in our area, close to 200 spp. in >40 genera total(1)
Range
worldwide, most diverse in the tropical/subtropical parts of the Afrotropical, Oriental and Australian Regions(2)