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Genus Boisea

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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 Coreoidea (Leatherbugs)
Family Rhopalidae (Scentless Plant Bugs)
Subfamily Serinethinae (Soapberry Bugs)
Genus Boisea
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
sometimes treated as a synonym of Leptocoris
Explanation of Names
Boisea Kirkaldy 1910
Numbers
2 spp. in our area, 4 total(1)
Range
NA (widespread), Africa, India(1)
See Also
Melacoryphus spp. have similar coloration