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Genus Ischnodemus

Ischnodemus falicus Long Bug - Ischnodemus falicus Lygaeidae? - Ischnodemus falicus The smell of Spartina - Ischnodemus falicus - male - female unknown Heteroptera - Ischnodemus falicus Blissid from Elymus canadensis - Ischnodemus mating spartina bugs - Ischnodemus falicus - male - female Santa Rita bug a - Ischnodemus
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 Blissidae
Genus Ischnodemus
Explanation of Names
Ischnodemus Fieber 1837
Greek 'slender-built'(1)
Numbers
12 spp. in our area(2)(3)
Range
the only cosmopolitan genus of the family (mostly tropical)(4)
Works Cited
1.Composition of scientific words
Brown R.W. 1956. Smithsonian Institution Press, Washington, DC. 882 pp.
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.American Insects: A Handbook of the Insects of America North of Mexico
Ross H. Arnett. 2000. CRC Press.
4.Australian Faunal Directory