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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Tribe Strachiini

Orange/white spotted black insect - Murgantia histrionica Unknown Beetle - Murgantia histrionica - male - female Harlequin Bug - Murgantia histrionica Harlequin Bug -  - Murgantia histrionica bagrada bug - Bagrada hilaris pretty beetle - Murgantia histrionica Beetle - Murgantia histrionica Harlequin Bug - Murgantia histrionica
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)