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Genus Neacoryphus

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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 Lygaeinae
Genus Neacoryphus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
most spp. treated as Neacoryphus in Henry and Froeschner (1988)(1) have been moved to Melacoryphus
Explanation of Names
Neacoryphus Scudder 1965
Greek nea 'new' + coryphus 'helmeted'(2)
a single species in our area, 2 spp. total [+3 incertae sedis](3)
7-9 mm(3)
so. Canada to so. Brazil(3)
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.A Dictionary of Entomology
George Gordh, David H. Headrick. 2003. CABI Publishing.
3.A Genus Level Revision of Western Hemisphere Lygaeinae (Heteroptera: Lygaeidae) with Keys to Species
Alex Slater. 1992. University of Kansas Science Bulletin.