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Genus Hyalymenus

Unknown Bug - ant mimic? - Hyalymenus tarsatus Hyalymenus tarsatus - Texas Bow-legged Bug Nymph? - Hyalymenus tarsatus Broad-headed Bugs (Alydidae) » Hyalymenus? - Hyalymenus tarsatus nymph - Hyalymenus tarsatus Bow-legged Texan - Hyalymenus tarsatus Hyalymenus longispinus Ant mimic (?) - Hyalymenus tarsatus Adylidae bug? (Hyalymenus?) - Hyalymenus tarsatus
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 Coreoidea (Leatherbugs)
Family Alydidae (Broad-headed Bugs)
Subfamily Alydinae
Genus Hyalymenus
Explanation of Names
Hyalymenus Amyot & Serville 1843
5 spp. in our area(1), 20 spp. in 2 subgenera total(2)
It is not possible to reliably identify the species in this genus and a revision is needed. (3)
in our area:
H. tarsatus CA-TX,
H. subinermis AZ,
plus 3 spp. restricted to FL (H. longispinus, H. notatus, H. potens)(1)