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Tribe Lethaeini

Lygaeiod - Cryphula nitens Valtissius diversus (Distant) - Valtissius diversus Rhyparochromid - Cryphula trimaculata Cryphula trimaculata? - Cryphula trimaculata Male, Cryphula nitens? - Cryphula - male Male, Cryphula nitens? - Cryphula nitens - male Male, Cryphula nitens? - Cryphula nitens - male Rhyparochromidae - Cryphula trimaculata
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
a dozen spp. in 6 genera in our area, close to 200 spp. in >40 genera total(1)
worldwide, most diverse in the tropical/subtropical parts of the Afrotropical, Oriental and Australian Regions(2)