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Species Oedancala crassimana

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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 Lygaeoidea
Family Pachygronthidae
Genus Oedancala
Species crassimana (Oedancala crassimana)
Explanation of Names
Oedancala crassimana (Fabricius 1803)
crassimana = 'thick-armed'
Identification
apical corial margin with dark spot, sometimes faint (vs immaculate in other spp.)(1)
Range
coastal states (NY-FL-TX) + OK; W. Indies(1)(2)
Habitat
very common in damp marshy habitats in FL(1)
Works Cited
1.The Lygaeidae of Florida (Hemiptera: Lygaeidae).
Slater & Baranowski. 1990. Florida Dept. of Ag. and Consumer Services, Gainesville. xv + 211 pp.
2.Catalog of the Heteroptera, or True Bugs of Canada and the Continental United States
Thomas J. Henry, Richard C. Froeschner. 1988. Brill Academic Publishers.