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Genus Hyalymenus

white-spotted broad-headed bug? (dorsal view) - Hyalymenus tarsatus Night light seeker - Hyalymenus tarsatus Hyalymenus tarsatus Unknown Coreoid - Hyalymenus tarsatus Hyalymenus tarsatus  Texas Bow-legged Bug - Hyalymenus tarsatus Lanky 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)
in our area: H. tarsatus TX-CA, H. subinermis AZ, plus 3 spp. restricted to FL (H. longispinus, H. notatus, H. potens)(1)