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Species Tylospilus acutissimus

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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 Pentatomomorpha
Superfamily Pentatomoidea
Family Pentatomidae (Stink Bugs)
Subfamily Asopinae (Predatory Stink Bugs)
Genus Tylospilus
Species acutissimus (Tylospilus acutissimus)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Tylospilus acutissimus (Stål)
Orig. Comb: Podisus acutissimus Stål 1870
Explanation of Names
acutissimus = 'sharpest'
Identification
habitus distinctive
Range
sw US (CA-TX-KS-CO) to Colombia(1)(BG data); known from KS from one spmn coll'ed in 1944(2)
most BG records from AZ & TX
Food
Often found feeding on flowers or caterpillars(3)
Life Cycle