Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Genus Heterogaster

Bug - Heterogaster urticae Bug - Heterogaster urticae Bug - Heterogaster urticae Which plant bug is this? - Heterogaster urticae Which plant bug is this? - Heterogaster urticae Heterogastrid on Stinging Nettle - Heterogaster behrensii Heterogastrid on Stinging Nettle - Heterogaster behrensii Heterogastrid on Stinging Nettle - Heterogaster behrensii
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 Lygaeoidea
Family Heterogastridae
Genus Heterogaster
Explanation of Names
Heterogaster Schilling 1829
Numbers
3 spp. (of which one adventive) in our area, 11 worldwide(1)(2)
Range
in our area, LA-TX + Pacific Coast