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Species Edessa bifida

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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 Pentatomoidea
Family Pentatomidae (Stink Bugs)
Subfamily Edessinae
Genus Edessa
Species bifida (Edessa bifida)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Edessa bifida (Say)
Orig. Comb: Pentatoma bifida Say, 1831
primarily, se. coastal states (TX-FL-MD, AR, CA) to C. Amer. / W. Indies(1)
recorded feeding on plants of 7 families(2), including Ipomoea spp. (Convolvulaceae)(3)
Internet References
Species page - David A. Rider(1)