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Tribe Strachiini

Harlequin Bug - Murgantia histrionica Which bug is this, please? - Murgantia histrionica Harlequin Bug - Murgantia histrionica Harlequin Bug - Murgantia histrionica - male - female Harlequin Bug - Murgantia histrionica Mating Bagrada Bugs - Bagrada hilaris - male - female The Harlequin Bug (Murgantia histrionica) black and white barrel shaped eggs - Murgantia histrionica Murgantia histrionica nymph - Murgantia histrionica
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 Strachiini
Explanation of Names
Strachiini Mulsant & Rey 1866
Numbers
5 spp. (of which 2 adventive) in 2 genera in our area; ~130 spp. in 19 genera worldwide(1)
Range
more diverse in the Old World, but with several western hemisphere genera(2)
Food
hosts: Brassicaceae(2)