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Genus Murgantia

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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 Pentatomoidea
Family Pentatomidae (Stink Bugs)
Subfamily Pentatominae
Tribe Strachiini
Genus Murgantia
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Murgantia Stål 1862
Explanation of Names
Murgantia Stål 1862
2 spp. in our area(1)
New World; in our area, M. histrionica is widespread, M. violacea in FL only(1)
Works Cited
1.Comparison of male genitalia of Murgantia histrionica, varicolor, and M. violascens (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Pentatomidae)
McPherson J.E., Ahmad I. 2008. Proc. Ent. Soc. Wash. 110: 1028-1033.