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Species Zelus cervicalis

Assassin Bug (2) - Zelus cervicalis Assassin - Zelus cervicalis ID please - Zelus cervicalis Assassin Bug - Zelus cervicalis - female Zelus cervicalis  - Zelus cervicalis Heteroptera  - Zelus cervicalis Reduviid bug, Emesinae? - Zelus cervicalis  Preparing for another generation of Z. cervicalis - Zelus cervicalis
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 Cimicomorpha
Family Reduviidae (Assassin Bugs)
Subfamily Harpactorinae
Tribe Harpactorini
Genus Zelus
No Taxon (subgenus Zelus)
Species cervicalis (Zelus cervicalis)
Explanation of Names
Zelus cervicalis Stål 1872
Size
12-16 mm(1)
Range
se. US to CA (CA-FL-VA-OK) to Colombia(1)(2)
Season
Apr-Oct in NC(3)
Works Cited
1.Genus Zelus Fabricius in the United States, Canada, and Northern Mexico (Hemiptera: Reduviidae)
Hart E.R. 1986. Ann. Ent. Soc. Am. 79: 535-548.
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.
3.Insects of North Carolina
C.S. Brimley. 1938. North Carolina Department of Agriculture.