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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Subfamily Berytinae

Stilt Bug - Neoneides muticus Unkown Stilt Bug from CA - Neoneides muticus Stilt Bug - Neoneides muticus Thin bug on grasses - Neoneides muticus Stilt Bug - Berytinus minor Stilt bug - Neoneides muticus Stilt Bug 10mm, Neoneides muticus? - Neoneides muticus Alydid - Berytinus minor
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 Berytidae (Stilt Bugs)
Subfamily Berytinae
2 spp. in 2 genera in our area(1), 36 spp. in 12 genera worldwide(2)
an Old World group, mainly Palaearctic, scarcely represented in NA
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.