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Genus Arhaphe

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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 Pyrrhocoroidea
Family Largidae (Bordered Plant Bugs)
Genus Arhaphe
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Jarhaphetus Bliven 1956
Explanation of Names
Arhaphe Herrich-Schaeffer 1850
4 spp. in our area, 17 total(1)(2)
our spp. 5.4-10 mm(3)
key to spp. in (3)
primarily neotropial group ranging into s. US (A. carolina north to VA-IL, others in sw US)(1)(4)
member of the tribe Arhaphini Bliven 1956 that contains a total of 2 genera and 17 spp.(2)
Works Cited
1.Review of the genus Arhaphe (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Largidae) with descriptions of nine new species from Central America
Jaroslav L Stehlík, Harry Brailovsky. 2016. Zootaxa 4093(4):451 .
2.Revisión del género Largus (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Largidae) para México
Carlos Rosas, Harry Brailovsky. 2016. Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87, 347-375.
3.Redescription of Pararhaphe and review of Arhaphe (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Largidae) of America north of Mexico
Jaroslav L.Stehlik, Petr Kment. 2011. Zootaxa 3058: 35-54.
4.How to Know the True Bugs
Slater, James A., and Baranowski, Richard M. 1978. Wm. C. Brown Company.