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Species Pnirontis modesta

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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 Cimicomorpha
Family Reduviidae (Assassin Bugs)
Subfamily Stenopodainae
Genus Pnirontis
Species modesta (Pnirontis modesta)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pnirontis modesta Banks 1910
Size
11-12 mm(1)
Range
se US (MD-FL to MI-IL-MO-TX)(2)
Works Cited
1.Heteroptera of Eastern North America
W.S. Blatchley. 1926. The Nature Publishing Company.
2.New state records and distributional notes for some assassin bugs of the continental United States (Heteroptera: Reduviidae)
Swanson D.R. 2011. Great Lakes Entomol. 44: 117-138.