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Species Moromorpha tetra

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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 Pentatomoidea
Family Pentatomidae (Stink Bugs)
Subfamily Pentatominae
Tribe Carpocorini
Genus Moromorpha
Species tetra (Moromorpha tetra)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Mormidea tetra Walker 1868
Explanation of Names
Moromorpha tetra (Walker)
Identification
Small flat spine on each side of pronotum arising at posterior angle and projecting over the corium (1)
see (2)
Range
AZ to w. TX; Mexico [map](3)(4)(5)
Food
Grass, including Side Oats Grama - Bouteloua curtipendula
Life Cycle
See Also
Mormidea cubrosa - note bicolored antennae
Works Cited
1.A revision of the genus Mormidea (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae)
L.H.Rolston. 1978. Journal of the New York Entomological Society, 86(3): 161-219.
2.A revision of the genus Mormidea (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae)
Rolston L.H. J. N.Y. Ent. Soc. 86: 161-219.
3.Catalog of the Heteroptera, or True Bugs of Canada and the Continental United States
Thomas J. Henry, Richard C. Froeschner. 1988. Brill Academic Publishers.
4.Texas A&M University Insect Collection (TAMUIC)
5.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)