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Genus Bagrada

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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 Strachiini
Genus Bagrada
Explanation of Names
Bagrada Stål 1862
A single (adventive) species in our area
native to Old World tropics
Print References
Ahmad I., Kamaluddin S. (1981) A revision of the subgenus Bagrada Stål, 1862 (Heteroptera, Pentatomidae) from Pakistan with reference to zoogeography and phylogeny. 21 pp.
Internet References
Brambila J. Heteroptera of concern to southern U.S. (scroll to "The Painted Bug, Bagrada Bug")
Fact sheet on B. hilaris and B. cruciferarum as crop pests in Africa