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Species Cryphula nitens

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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 Rhyparochromidae (Dirt-colored Seed Bugs)
Subfamily Rhyparochrominae
Tribe Lethaeini
Genus Cryphula
Species nitens (Cryphula nitens)
Explanation of Names
Cryphula nitens Barber 1955
Range
w. US (s.CA to w.TX, UT, ID) - Map (1)(2)
Remarks
Type Locality: San Diego, California
See Also
apparently similar to Cryphula parallelogramma - Range: AZ, w.TX ???
Print References
Barber, H.G. (1955) The genus Cryphula Stal, with the descriptions of two new species (Heteroptera: Lygaeidae). 63: 135–137.
Works Cited
1.Catalog of the Heteroptera, or True Bugs of Canada and the Continental United States
Thomas J. Henry, Richard C. Froeschner. 1988. Brill Academic Publishers.
2.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)