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Subfamily Ischnorhynchinae

seed bug - Kleidocerys resedae birch catkin bug - Kleidocerys resedae Birch Catkin Bug - Kleidocerys resedae Snouty bug - Kleidocerys resedae Is This A Stink Bug ? - Kleidocerys resedae We assume this is Kleidocerys - Kleidocerys resedae Bug - Kleidocerys resedae - female Bug - Kleidocerys resedae
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 Ischnorhynchinae
Explanation of Names
treated in some sources as a separate family
8 spp. in a single genus in our area(1), ~80 spp. in 16 genera total(2)
worldwide and throughout NA(1); most diverse in the Afrotropical, Palaearctic and Oriental Regions(3)
broad range of plant families, esp. Ericaceae, Scrophulariaceae, and Myrtaceae (Kleidocerys often on Ericaceae, particularly rhododendrons)(3)