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

subgenus Reduviolus

Utah-Nabid - Nabis alternatus New Mexico Damsel Bug - Nabis americoferus Nabis Nabis americoferus? - Nabis alternatus Assassin Bug - Nabis alternatus Hemiptera - Nabis alternatus Damsel Bug - Nabis alternatus Nabis in winter grass litter - Nabis alternatus
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 Nabidae (Damsel Bugs)
Subfamily Nabinae
Tribe Nabini
Genus Nabis
No Taxon subgenus Reduviolus
Explanation of Names
Reduviolus Kirby 1837
5 spp. in our area, incl. N. americoferus, our commonest and most widespread nabid species(1)
most of NA(1)
not yet in the guide (1)(2):
N. kalmii NF-AB south to NJ-KS-MT
N. americanus AK
N. inscriptus AK-BC-ID to AB-CO
Works Cited
1.Three new species, notes and new records of poorly known species, and an updated checklist for the North American Nabidae...
Kerzhner I.M., Henry T.J. 2008. Proc. Ent Soc. Wash. 110: 988–1011.
2.Catalog of the Heteroptera, or True Bugs of Canada and the Continental United States
Thomas J. Henry, Richard C. Froeschner. 1988. Brill Academic Publishers.