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Genus Sinea

Assassin Bug - Sinea spinipes Reduviidae IMG_0629 - Sinea Which species of Sinea is this? - Sinea complexa Reduviidae, thorax - Sinea diadema spiny assassin bug?  - Sinea Sinea sp.? - Sinea assassin bug - Sinea Assassin nymph? - Sinea complexa
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 Cimicomorpha
Family Reduviidae (Assassin Bugs)
Subfamily Harpactorinae
Tribe Harpactorini
Genus Sinea
Explanation of Names
Sinea Amyot & Serville 1843
From Hebrew s'neh (םנה) 'thorn bush' (word used in the Book of Exodus for the burning bush)
Numbers
10 spp. in our area, 12-13 total(1)
Identification

Front tibiae with prominent spines, unlike in Acholla; compare:
Range
across Canada to n. South America(2)(1)
See Also
Works Cited
1.Sinea incognita McPherson, a new species of assassin bug from America North of Mexico...
McPherson J.E., Ahmad I. 2014. Ann. Ent. Soc. Am. 1-19.
2.How to Know the True Bugs
Slater, James A., and Baranowski, Richard M. 1978. Wm. C. Brown Company.