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Species Oebalus ypsilongriseus

Stinker - Oebalus ypsilongriseus Stinker - Oebalus ypsilongriseus
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 Pentatomoidea
Family Pentatomidae (Stink Bugs)
Subfamily Pentatominae
Tribe Carpocorini
Genus Oebalus
Species ypsilongriseus (Oebalus ypsilongriseus)
Explanation of Names
Oebalus ypsilongriseus (De Geer, 1773)
Range
native to South America, adventive in NA (FL, TX)(1)
Food
on rice, cotton, barley, oat, wheat(1)
Remarks
widespread in FL rice fields since 1994; serious rice pest in Brazil and Colombia(1)
Works Cited
1.Heteroptera of concern to southern U.S.
Brambila J. 2007. Invasive Arthropod Workshop, Southern Plant Diagnostic Network 7-9 May 2007, Clemson, SC.