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Species Arvelius albopunctatus - Tomato Stink Bug

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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 Pentatominae
Tribe Chlorocorini
Genus Arvelius
Species albopunctatus (Tomato Stink Bug)
Other Common Names
White-spotted Arvelius (1)
Explanation of Names
Arvelius albopunctatus (DeGeer 1773)
peninsular FL, s. TX to S. Amer. / W. Indies(2)(3)
polyphagous; hosts include tomato, potato, sweet potato, green beans, sunflower, pepper, eggplant, okra, and soybean
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