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Subfamily Micrelytrinae

Stenocoris sp. - Stenocoris furcifera Protenor belfragei Alydidae - Protenor belfragei BugsTBID07082014 - Stenocoris Alydidae, dorsal - Protenor belfragei Darmistus Male, Protenor belfragei? - Protenor belfragei - male Male, Protenor belfragei? - Protenor belfragei - male
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 Micrelytrinae
Explanation of Names
Microelytrinae Stål 1867
12 spp. in 6 genera in our area(1), arranged into two tribes(2) (Leptocorizini are treated as a subfamily in(1))
mainly on grasses(2)
Works Cited
1.American Insects: A Handbook of the Insects of America North of Mexico
Ross H. Arnett. 2000. CRC Press.
2.Zoological catalogue of Australia: Hemiptera: Heteroptera (Pentatomomorpha)
Cassis G., Gross G.F. 2002. CSIRO Publishing, 751 pp.