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Genus Rhacognathus

Rhacognathus americanus - male Rhacognathus americanus - male
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 Pentatomomorpha
Superfamily Pentatomoidea
Family Pentatomidae (Stink Bugs)
Subfamily Asopinae (Predatory Stink Bugs)
Genus Rhacognathus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Rhacognathus Fieber, 1861
Numbers
A single species in our area(1), several more in Eurasia
Identification
easily distinguished from other NA asopines by juga meeting in front of tylus(1)
Range
in our area, Canada and n. US south to MA-IL-NE(1)
Works Cited
1.The Pentatomoidea (Hemiptera) of Northeastern North America
J.E. McPherson. 1982. Southern Illinois University Press.