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Species Stenomacra marginella

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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 Pyrrhocoroidea
Family Largidae (Bordered Plant Bugs)
Tribe Largini
Genus Stenomacra
Species marginella (Stenomacra marginella)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Stenomacra cliens (Stål)(1)
Explanation of Names
Stenomacra marginella (Herrich-Schaeffer 1850)
sw. US (CA-NM) to South America(1)
common in wet areas: found massing under cottonwood trees in a broad floodplain in c. AZ

also at cienega in an oak-juniper woodland in se AZ

other comments: "quite common in short grasses under the cottonwoods in the riparian zone;" "found hundreds near a stream."