Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Calendar
Upcoming Events

Discussion of 2018 gathering

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Photos of insects and people from the 2014 gathering in Virginia, June 4-7.

Photos of insects and people from the 2013 gathering in Arizona, July 25-28

Photos of insects and people from the 2012 gathering in Alabama

Photos of insects and people from the 2011 gathering in Iowa

Photos from the 2010 Workshop in Grinnell, Iowa

Photos from the 2009 gathering in Washington

TaxonomyBrowse
Info
ImagesLinksBooksData

Tribe Strachiini

Harlequin beetle ?? - Murgantia histrionica Harlequin Bug - Murgantia histrionica - male - female Murgantia histrionica (Hahn) - Murgantia histrionica some kind of lady beetle? - Murgantia histrionica Backside of the mating Bagrada hilaris - Bagrada hilaris - male - female Murgantia histrionica Harlequin Bug - Murgantia histrionica mating bugs - Bagrada hilaris
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 Pentatominae
Tribe Strachiini
Explanation of Names
Strachiini Mulsant & Rey 1866
Numbers
5 spp. (of which 2 adventive) in 2 genera in our area; ~130 spp. in 19 genera worldwide(1)
Range
more diverse in the Old World, but with several western hemisphere genera(2)
Food
hosts: Brassicaceae(2)