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Species Phymata americana

Phylum Arthropoda - Arthropods
Subphylum Hexapoda - Hexapods
Class Insecta - Insects
Order Hemiptera - True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids and Allies
Suborder Heteroptera - True Bugs
Infraorder Cimicomorpha
Family Reduviidae - Assassin Bugs
Subfamily Phymatinae - Ambush Bugs
Genus Phymata - Jagged Ambush Bugs
Species americana - Phymata americana

Subspecies americana - Phymata americana americana
Subspecies coloradensis - Phymata americana coloradensis
Subspecies metcalfi - Phymata americana metcalfi