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Species Pselliopus cinctus

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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 Cimicomorpha
Family Reduviidae (Assassin Bugs)
Subfamily Harpactorinae
Tribe Harpactorini
Genus Pselliopus
Species cinctus (Pselliopus cinctus)
Explanation of Names
Pselliopus cinctus (Fabricius 1776)
12-13 mm(1)
Dull orange, marked with black and white, especially legs and antennae (1). P. cinctus and P. barberi are the two widespread eastern species.
e. US (MA-FL to WY-TX)(1)
Found on vegetation, often where other insects visit flowers
Works Cited
1.How to Know the True Bugs
Slater, James A., and Baranowski, Richard M. 1978. Wm. C. Brown Company.