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Genus Cryphula

seed bug - Cryphula trimaculata Dirt-colored Seed Bug - Cryphula trimaculata Cryphula trimaculata (Distant) - Cryphula trimaculata Cryphula nitens - female Cryphula nitens - female Scentless Plant Bug - Cryphula trimaculata - female Cryphula trimaculata? - Cryphula trimaculata Ground Bug - Cryphula nitens
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 Rhyparochromidae (Dirt-colored Seed Bugs)
Subfamily Rhyparochrominae
Tribe Lethaeini
Genus Cryphula
Explanation of Names
Cryphula Stål 1874
Numbers
6 spp. in our area, 8 total(1)
Range
primarily neotropical group; C. trimaculata ranges into ON(1)(2)
Works Cited
1.The Lygaeidae of Florida (Hemiptera: Lygaeidae).
Slater & Baranowski. 1990. Florida Dept. of Ag. and Consumer Services, Gainesville. xv + 211 pp.
2.Checklist of the Hemiptera of Canada and Alaska
Maw, H.E.L., R.G. Foottit, K.G.A. Hamilton and G.G.E. Scudder. 2000. NRC Research Press.