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True Bugs (Assassin Bugs, Bed Bugs, Plant Bugs & allies)

NEOPTERA / HEMIPTERA / HETEROPTERA / Cimicomorpha
This room displays photos of true bugs, excluding stink bugs and their allies, and aquatic / semi-aquatic bugs.
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An Assassin Bug [1], Haematoloecha nigrorufa or Akashima Sashigame <Reduviidae>. photo: 09/2002, Tokyo, Japan.
Unidentified Bug <Reduviidae>. photo: 08/2004, Brownsberg, Suriname.
Unidentified Bug (Nymph). photo: 08/2004, Brownsberg, Suriname.

Unidentified Assassin Bug [1][2] <Reduviidae>. photo: 08/2004, Brownsberg, Suriname.
A Plant Bug [1][2] or Apolygus sp. <Miridae>. photo: 05/2005, Tokyo, Japan. Unidentified Bug <Anthocoridae, probably> photo: 05/2005, Tokyo, Japan.

An Assassin Bug or Biasticus flavus. <Reduviidae>. photo: 06/2005, Huisun Forest Station, Taiwan.
An Assassin Bug [1][2] or Sphedanolestes impressicollis <Reduviidae>. photo: 06/2005, Huisun Forest Station, Taiwan.
An Assassin Bug, Birôdo Sashigame or Ectrychotes andreae, probably <Reduviidae>. photo: 06/2005, Chichi, Taiwan.

An Assasin Bug [1][2], Rhynocoris ornatus or Akaheri Sashigame <Reduviidae>. photo: 06/2005, Nagano, Japan. A Plant Bug [1][2], or Gigantomiris jupiter <Miridae> probably. photo: 06/2005, Nagano, Japan. An Assasin Bug [1], Sphedanolestes impressicollis, or Shima Sashigame <Reduviidae>. photo: 07/2005, Nagano, Japan.

An Assassin Bug [2], Haematoloecha nigrorufa or Akashima Sashigame <Reduviidae>. photo: 04/2006, Yamaguchi, Japan. An Assasin Bug [2], Sphedanolestes impressicollis, or Shima Sashigame <Reduviidae>. photo: 05/2006, Kumamoto, Japan. A Plant Bug [1][2], Mermitelocerus annulipes or Shima Ao Kasumikame <Miridae>. photo: 05/2006, Oita, Japan.

An Assasin Bug [3], Sphedanolestes impressicollis, or Shima Sashigame <Reduviidae>. photo: 05/2006, Oita, Japan. An Assasin Bug, Velinus nodipes, or Yani Sashigame <Reduviidae>. photo: 05/2006, Kôchi, Japan. An Assassin Bug, Cydnocoris russantus or Aka Sashigame <Reduvildae>. photo: 05/2007, Ehime, Japan.

A Plant Bug [3], Akasuji Oo Kasumikame or Gigantomiris jupiter <Miridae> probably. photo: 05/2007, Kyôto, Japan. A Damsel Bug, Gorpis brevilineatus or Aka Makiba-Sashigame <Nabidae>. photo: 06/2007, Kanagawa, Japan. Unidentified Plant Bug [1][2] <Miridae>. photo: 06/2007, Tokyo, Japan.

A Lygus Bug [1][2], Lygus saundersi or Madara Kasumikame <Miridae>, probably. photo: 06/2007, Tokyo, Japan. A Plant Bug, Onomaus lautus or Akaashi Kasumikame <Miridae>. photo: 06/2007, Tokyo, Japan. Unidentified Plant Bug <Miridae> probably. photo: 07/2007, Big Island, Hawai'i.
An Assasin Bug (nymph) [1], Agriosphodrus dohrni or Yokozuna Sashigame <Reduviidae>, probably. photo: 04/2008, Tokyo, Japan. A Damsel Bug [1][2], Nabis stenoferus or Hanenaga Makiba-Sashigame <Nabidae>. photo: 05/2008, Tochigi, Japan. An Assasin Bug [3], Rhynocoris ornatus or Akaheri Sashigame <Reduviidae>. photo: 05/2008, Yamanashi, Japan.

Unidentified Plant Bug <Miridae>. photo: 06/2008, Alishan, Taiwan. A Plant Bug [1][2], Deraeocoris ater or Monki Kuro Kasumikame <Miridae>. photo: 07/2008, Yamanashi, Japan. A Plant Bug, Lopidea sp. <Miridae>. photo: 08/2008, Ramsey Canyon, AZ, USA.

A Plant Bug [1], or Metriorrhynchomiris disclocatus <Miridae>. photo: 08/2008, Cochise, AZ, USA. A Plant Bug [1][2][3], or Neocapsus fasciativentris <Miridae>. photo: 08/2008, Cochise, AZ, USA. A Plant Bug [2], or Metriorrhynchomiris disclocatus <Miridae>. photo: 08/2008, Paradise, AZ, USA.

An Assassin Bug, or Pselliopus zebra <Reduviidae>. photo: 08/2008, Paradise, AZ, USA. A Unidentified Assassin Bug Nymph, or - , <Reduviidae>. photo: 11/2008, Tokyo, Japan. An Assassin Bug Nymph [4], Sphedanolestes impressicollis, or Shima Sashigame <Reduviidae>. photo: 05/2009, Oki Islands, Japan.

A Plant Bug, or Apolygus sp. <Miridae>. photo: 07/2009, Yamanashi, Japan. A Plant Bug [1][2][3], Oo Chairo Kasumikame or Orientomiris tricolor <Miridae>. photo: 07/2009, Yamanashi, Japan. Unidentified Assassin Bug , or - , <Reduviidae>. photo: 08/2009, Cat Tien NP, Vietnam.

Unidentified Assassin Bug Nymph , or - , <Reduviidae>. photo: 11/2009, Taitung Province, Taiwan. An Assassin Bug [2][3], Agriosphodrus dohrni or Yokozuna Sashigame <Reduviidae>. photo: 06/2010, Tokyo, Japan. A Plant Bug, Kebuka Kasumikame or Tinginotum perlatum <Miridae>. photo: 12/2010, Tokyo, Japan.

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