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Genus Ascra

I am guessing it's some kind of stink bug - Ascra bifida Edessa florida? - Ascra bifida Eggs - Ascra bifida adult - ventral - Ascra bifida Hemiptera? - Ascra bifida Edessa florida - Ascra bifida Ascra bifida (Say, 1832) - Ascra bifida - male Beetle? - Ascra bifida
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 Edessinae
Genus Ascra
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
used to be treated as subgenus of Edessa Fabricius 1803(1)
Explanation of Names
Ascra Say 1832
Numbers
1 species in our area, 14 total(1)
Identification
head unusually small
Range
neotropical genus, with 1 species ranging into e US (coastal states north to NJ)(1)
Works Cited
1.Caracterização do grupo Edessa rufomarginata e descrição de sete novas espécies (Heteroptera, Pentatomidae, Edessinae)
Eduardo J. Ely e Silva; José A. M. Fernandes; Jocélia Grazia. 2006. Iheringia, Série Zoologia vol.96 no.3 .