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Species Pselliopus barberi

Pselliopus barberi Pselliopus barberi  - Pselliopus barberi Bug nymph - Pselliopus barberi Pselliopus barberi on winged plant - Pselliopus barberi Orange Assassin Bug - Pselliopus barberi? - Pselliopus barberi Pselliopus sp? - Pselliopus barberi Unknown. - Pselliopus barberi Tennessee (Orange)  Love Bugs maybe   Assassin Bug  - Pselliopus barberi - male - female
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 Pselliopus
Species barberi (Pselliopus barberi)
Explanation of Names
Pselliopus barberi Davis 1912
named for Harry G. Barber
Size
12-14 mm(1)
Identification
Stephen Cresswell put together a great page here: http://www.americaninsects.net/ht/pselliopus-barberi-vs-cinctus.html
Range
e. US (NY-SC to KS-TX)(2)
Habitat
on vegetation, often with flowers; also under bark in spring and fall, often in groups(1)
Season
Adults in May, Sep-Dec in e. NC(3)
Life Cycle
overwinter as adults
Works Cited
1.Heteroptera of Eastern North America
W.S. Blatchley. 1926. The Nature Publishing Company.
2.The Reduviidae (Hemiptera: Heteroptera) of Alabama, with a morphological key to species
Clem C.S., Swanson D.R., Ray C.H. 2019. Zootaxa 4688: 151–198.
3.Insects of North Carolina
C.S. Brimley. 1938. North Carolina Department of Agriculture.