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Species Dysdercus concinnus - Pale Red Bug

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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 Pyrrhocoridae (Red Bugs)
Genus Dysdercus (Cotton Stainers)
Species concinnus (Pale Red Bug)
Other Common Names
Turk's Cap Red Bug
Explanation of Names
Dysdercus concinnus Stål 1861
coastal s. TX to northeastern S. Amer. - Map (1)(2)
Mallows, often on Turk's Cap (Malvaviscus arboreus)
Works Cited
1.Catalog of the Heteroptera, or True Bugs of Canada and the Continental United States
Thomas J. Henry, Richard C. Froeschner. 1988. Brill Academic Publishers.
2.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)