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Superfamily Lygaeoidea

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 Artheneidae
Genus Holcocranum
Species saturejae - Holcocranum saturejae
Genus Chilacis
Species typhae - Bulrush Bug
Family Berytidae - Stilt Bugs
Subfamily Berytinae
Genus Berytinus
Species minor - Berytinus minor
Genus Neoneides
Species muticus - Neoneides muticus
Subfamily Metacanthinae
Genus Jalysus
Species spinosus - Jalysus spinosus
Species wickhami - Spined Stilt Bug
No Taxon spinosus or wickhami
Genus Metacanthus
Species multispinus - Metacanthus multispinus
Subfamily Gampsocorinae
Genus Gampsocoris
Species decorus - Gampsocoris decorus
Tribe Hoplinini
Genus Hoplinus
Species echinatus - Hoplinus echinatus
Genus Oedalocanthus
Species ornatus - Oedalocanthus ornatus
Genus Parajalysus
Species punctipes - Parajalysus punctipes 0
Genus Pronotacantha
Species annulata - Pronotacantha annulata
No Taxon unidentified nymphs
Family Blissidae
Genus Ischnodemus
Species brunnipennis - Ischnodemus brunnipennis
Species conicus - Ischnodemus conicus
Species falicus - Ischnodemus falicus
Species fulvipes - Ischnodemus fulvipes
Species hesperius - Ischnodemus hesperius
Species macer - Ischnodemus macer
Species sallei - Ischnodemus sallei
Species variegatus - Myakka Bug
Genus Blissus - Chinch Bugs
Species arenarius - Blissus arenarius
Species canadensis - Blissus canadensis
Species insularis - Southern Chinch Bug
Species leucopterus - Hairy Chinch Bug
Subspecies hirtus - Hairy Chinch Bug
Species occiduus - Western Chinch Bug
Species sweeti - Blissus sweeti
Genus Wheelerodemus
Species muhlenbergiae - Wheelerodemus muhlenbergiae
Genus Toonglasa
Species umbrata - Toonglasa umbrata
Family Cymidae
Genus Cymus
Species luridus - Cymus luridus
Species angustatus - Cymus angustatus
Species bellus - Cymus bellus
Species robustus - Cymus robustus
Species discors - Cymus discors
Genus Cymodema
Species breviceps - Cymodema breviceps
Family Geocoridae - Big-eyed Bugs
Genus Geocoris - Big-eyed Bugs
Species atricolor - Geocoris atricolor
Species bullatus - Large Big-eyed Bug
Species discopterus - Geocoris discopterus
Species floridanus - Florida Big-eyed Bug
Species frisoni - Geocoris frisoni
Species howardi - Geocoris howardi
Species limbatus - Geocoris limbatus
Species omani - Geocoris omani
Species pallens - Western Big-eyed Bug
Species punctipes - Geocoris punctipes
Species uliginosus - Geocoris uliginosus
Species undescribed - Geocoris undescribed
Genus Isthmocoris
Species imperialis - Isthmocoris imperialis
Species piceus - Isthmocoris piceus
Family Heterogastridae
Genus Heterogaster
Species behrensii - Heterogaster behrensii
Species urticae - Heterogaster urticae
Family Lygaeidae - Seed Bugs
Subfamily Ischnorhynchinae
Genus Kleidocerys
Species franciscanus - Kleidocerys franciscanus
Species modestus - Kleidocerys modestus
Species ovalis - Kleidocerys ovalis
Species resedae - Birch Catkin Bug
Species virescens - Kleidocerys virescens
No Taxon ovalis or resedae
No Taxon nymphs
Subfamily Lygaeinae
Genus Anochrostomus
Species formosus - Anochrostomus formosus
Genus Arocatus
Species melanocephalus - Elm Seed Bug
Genus Lygaeus
Species analis - Lygaeus analis
Species kalmii - Small Milkweed Bug
Species reclivatus - Lygaeus reclivatus
Species turcicus - False Milkweed Bug
No Taxon kalmii or L. reclivatus nymphs
Species truculentus - Lygaeus truculentus
Genus Lygaeospilus
Species tripunctatus - Lygaeospilus tripunctatus
Species near-pusio - Lygaeospilus near-pusio
Genus Melacoryphus
Species admirabilis - Melacoryphus admirabilis
Species circumlitus - Melacoryphus circumlitus
Species lateralis - Melacoryphus lateralis
Species nigrinervis - Melacoryphus nigrinervis
Species rubicollis - Melacoryphus rubicollis
Species rubrolimbatus - Melacoryphus rubrolimbatus
Genus Melanopleurus
Species belfragei - Melanopleurus belfragei
Species fuscosus - Melanopleurus fuscosus
Species pyrrhopterus - Melanopleurus pyrrhopterus
Species tenor - Melanopleurus tenor
Genus Neacoryphus
Species bicrucis - Whitecrossed Seed Bug
Genus Ochrimnus
Species mimulus - Ochrimnus (Phaeochrimnus) mimulus
Species tripligatus - Ochrimnus (Ochrimnus) tripligatus
Species carnosulus - Ochrimnus carnosulus
No Taxon subgenus Parochrimnus
Species barberi - Ochrimnus barberi
Species lineoloides - Ochrimnus lineoloides
Genus Ochrostomus
Species uhleri - Ochrostomus uhleri
Genus Oncopeltus
No Taxon subgenus Erythrischius
Species cingulifer - Oncopeltus cingulifer
Species fasciatus - Large Milkweed Bug
Species sandarachatus - Oncopeltus sandarachatus
No Taxon sandarachatus or O. cingulier nymphs
No Taxon subgenus Oncopeltus
Species cayensis - Oncopeltus cayensis
Species guttaloides - Oncopeltus guttaloides
Species sanguineolentus - Oncopeltus sanguineolentus
Species sexmaculatus - Six-spotted Milkweed Bug
Genus Hadrosomus
Species teapensis - Hadrosomus teapensis 0
Subfamily Orsillinae
Genus Nysius - False Chinch Bugs
Species raphanus - Nysius raphanus
Species fuscovittatus - Nysius fuscovittatus
Genus Xyonysius
Species californicus - California False Chinch Bug
Species basalis - Xyonysius basalis
Tribe Orsillini
Genus Belonochilus
Species numenius - Sycamore Seed Bug
Genus Neortholomus
Species arphnoides - Neortholomus arphnoides 0
Species jamaicensis - Neortholomus jamaicensis 0
Species koreshanus - Neortholomus koreshanus
Species nevadensis - Neortholomus nevadensis
Species scolopax - Neortholomus scolopax
No Taxon nymphs
Family Ninidae
Genus Cymoninus
Species notabilis - Cymoninus notabilis
Family Oxycarenidae
Genus Crophius
Species angustatus - Crophius angustatus
Species bohemani - Crophius bohemani
Species disconotus - Crophius disconotus
Species scabrosus - Crophius scabrosus
Species schwarzi - Crophius schwarzi
Genus Dycoderus
Species picturatus - Dycoderus picturatus
Genus Metopoplax
Species ditomoides - Metopoplax ditomoides
Genus Microplax
Species albofasciata - Microplax albofasciata
Genus Oxycarenus
Species hyalinipennis - Cotton Seed Bug
Species lavaterae - Lime Seed Bug
Family Pachygronthidae
Genus Oedancala
Species crassimana - Oedancala crassimana
Species dorsalis - Oedancala dorsalis
Genus Phlegyas
Species annulicrus - Phlegyas annulicrus
Species abbreviatus - Phlegyas abbreviatus
Family Piesmatidae - Ash-gray Leaf Bugs
Genus Parapiesma
Species cinereum - Parapiesma cinereum
Genus Piesma
Species patruele - Piesma patruele
Family Rhyparochromidae - Dirt-colored Seed Bugs
Subfamily Plinthisinae
Tribe Plinthisini
Genus Plinthisus
Species brevipennis - Plinthisus brevipennis
Species martini - Plinthisus martini
Subfamily Rhyparochrominae
Tribe Antillocorini
Genus Antillocoris
Species discretus - Antillocoris discretus
Species pallidus - Antillocoris pallidus
Species minutus - Antillocoris minutus
Species pilosulus - Antillocoris pilosulus
Genus Botocudo
Species modestus - Botocudo modestus
Genus Cligenes
Species distinctus - Cligenes distinctus
Genus Paurocoris
Species punctatus - Paurocoris punctatus
Tribe Drymini
Genus Drymus
Species brunneus - Drymus brunneus
Species crassus - Drymus crassus
Species unus - Drymus unus
Genus Eremocoris
Species abietis - Eremocoris abietis
Species borealis - Eremocoris borealis
Species cupressicola - Eremocoris cupressicola
Species depressus - Eremocoris depressus
Species dimidiatus - Eremocoris dimidiatus
Species ferus - Eremocoris ferus
Species obscurus - Eremocoris obscurus
Species opacus - Eremocoris opacus
Species semicinctus - Eremocoris semicinctus
Species setosus - Eremocoris setosus
No Taxon -- suspect new sp. close to E. dimidiatus Van Duzee
No Taxon -- suspect G.G.E. Scudder's new sp.
No Taxon western sp. contrasting dorsum, dark antennae
No Taxon borealis or ferus
Species suspect-undescribed-occ - Eremocoris suspect-undescribed-occ
Genus Gastrodes
Species pacificus - Gastrodes pacificus
Species walleyi - Gastrodes walleyi
Genus Scolopostethus
Species atlanticus - Scolopostethus atlanticus
Species diffidens - Scolopostethus diffidens
Species pacificus - Scolopostethus pacificus
Species thomsoni - Scolopostethus thomsoni
Species tropicus - Scolopostethus tropicus
Genus Thylochromus
Species nitidulus - Thylochromus nitidulus
Genus Togodolentus
Species wrighti - Togodolentus wrighti
Tribe Gonianotini
Genus Atrazonotus
Species umbrosus - Umbrose Seed Bug
Genus Delochilocoris
Species illuminatus - Delochilocoris illuminatus
Species caliginosus - Delochilocoris caliginosus
Genus Emblethis
Species vicarius - Sand Bug
Genus Malezonotus
Species angustatus - Malezonotus angustatus
Species rufipes - Malezonotus rufipes
Species sodalicius - Malezonotus sodalicius
Genus Trapezonotus
Species arenarius - Trapezonotus arenarius
Species diversus - Trapezonotus diversus
Species lattini - Trapezonotus lattini
Tribe Lethaeini
Genus Cistalia
Species explanata - Cistalia explanata
Genus Cryphula
Species nitens - Cryphula nitens
Species trimaculata - Cryphula trimaculata
Genus Neopetissius
Species slaterorum - Neopetissius slaterorum
Genus Paragonatas
Species costaricensis - Paragonatas costaricensis
Species divergens - Paragonatas divergens
Genus Valtissius
Species diversus - Valtissius diversus
Genus Xestocoris
Species nitens - Xestocoris nitens
Tribe Megalonotini
Genus Lamprodema
Species maura - Lamprodema maura
Genus Megalonotus
Species sabulicola - Megalonotus sabulicola
Genus Sphragisticus
Species nebulosus - Sphragisticus nebulosus
Tribe Myodochini
Genus Ashlockaria
Species magna - Ashlockaria magna
Species diadema - Ashlockaria diadema
Genus Carpilis
Species consimilis - Carpilis consimilis 0
Species barberi - Carpilis barberi
Genus Caenopamera
Species forreri - Caenopamera forreri
Genus Cnemodus
Species hirtipes - Cnemodus hirtipes
Species mavortius - Cnemodus mavortius
Genus Ereminellus
Species arizonensis - Ereminellus arizonensis
Genus Froeschneria
Species piligera - Froeschneria piligera
Genus Heraeus
Species cinnamomeus - Heraeus cinnamomeus
Species coquilletti - Heraeus coquilletti
Species plebejus - Heraeus plebejus
Species triguttatus - Heraeus triguttatus
Genus Kolenetrus
Species plenus - Kolenetrus plenus
Genus Ligyrocoris
Species barberi - Ligyrocoris barberi
Species caricis - Ligyrocoris caricis
Species delitus - Ligyrocoris delitus
Species depictus - Ligyrocoris depictus
Species diffusus - Ligyrocoris diffusus
Species latimarginatus - Ligyrocoris latimarginatus
Species litigiosus - Ligyrocoris litigiosus
Species obscurus - Ligyrocoris obscurus
Species sylvestris - Ligyrocoris sylvestris
Species probably-unnamed - Ligyrocoris probably-unnamed
Genus Myodocha - Long-necked Seed Bugs
Species annulicornis - Banded Long-necked Seed Bug
Species serripes - Long-necked Seed Bug
Genus Neopamera
Species bilobata - Neopamera bilobata
Species albocincta - Neopamera albocincta
Genus Pachybrachius
Species luridus - Pachybrachius luridus
Species fracticollis - Pachybrachius fracticollis
Genus Paraheraeus
Species eximius - Paraheraeus eximius
Genus Paromius
Species longulus - Paromius longulus
Genus Perigenes
Species constrictus - Perigenes constrictus
Species similis - Perigenes similis
Genus Prytanes
Species confusus - Prytanes confusus
Species dissimilis - Prytanes dissimilis
Species fuscicornis - Prytanes fuscicornis
Species intercisa - Prytanes intercisa
Species oblongus - Prytanes oblongus
Genus Pseudocnemodus
Species canadensis - Pseudocnemodus canadensis
Genus Pseudopachybrachius
Species basalis - Pseudopachybrachius basalis
Species vinctus - Pseudopachybrachius vinctus
Genus Pseudopamera
Species aurivilliana - Pseudopamera aurivilliana
Species nitidicollis - Pseudopamera nitidicollis
Species nitidula - Pseudopamera nitidula
Species rubricata - Pseudopamera rubricata
Species setosa - Pseudopamera setosa
Genus Ptochiomera
Species nodosa - Ptochiomera nodosa
Genus Sisamnes
Species contractus - Sisamnes contractus
Species claviger - Sisamnes claviger
Genus Slaterobius
Species insignis - Slaterobius insignis
Genus Valonetus
Species puberulus - Valonetus puberulus
Genus Zeridoneus
Species costalis - Zeridoneus costalis
Species knulli - Zeridoneus knulli
Tribe Ozophorini
Genus Balboa
Species ampliata - Balboa ampliata
Genus Ozophora
Species burmeisteri - Ozophora burmeisteri
Species depicturata - Ozophora depicturata
Species laticephala - Ozophora laticephala
Species picturata - Ozophora picturata
Species salsaverdeae - Ozophora salsaverdeae
Species trinotata - Ozophora trinotata
Tribe Rhyparochromini
Genus Dieuches
Species armatipes - Dieuches armatipes
Genus Peritrechus
Species convivus - Peritrechus convivus
Species fraternus - Peritrechus fraternus
Species paludemaris - Peritrechus paludemaris
Species tristis - Peritrechus tristis
Genus Raglius
Species alboacuminatus - Raglius alboacuminatus
Genus Rhyparochromus
Species vulgaris - Rhyparochromus vulgaris
Genus Uhleriola
Species floralis - Uhleriola floralis
Genus Xanthochilus
Species saturnius - Mediterranean Seed Bug
Tribe Stygnocorini
Genus Stygnocoris
Species rusticus - Stygnocoris rusticus
Species sabulosus - Stygnocoris sabulosus
Tribe Udeocorini
Genus Neosuris
Species castanea - Neosuris castanea
Genus Tempyra
Species biguttula - Tempyra biguttula
No Taxon Unidentified nymphs