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Genus Vulsirea

Stink Bug (Vulsirea nigrorubra)  - Vulsirea nigrorubra Stink Bug (Vulsirea nigrorubra)  - Vulsirea nigrorubra Vulsirea on Graytwig Tree 2 - Vulsirea nigrorubra Anchor stink bug ? - Vulsirea nigrorubra Stink bug Vulsirea nigrorubra - Vulsirea nigrorubra
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 Catacanthini
Genus Vulsirea
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
member of the tribe Catacanthini
Explanation of Names
Vulsirea Spinola 1837
Numbers
1-2 spp. range north into the US
Range
Neotropical, with V. nigrorubra reaching FL and V. violacea reaching TX(1) --although the two may be just color forms of the same sp.
Remarks
Info provided by D.B. Thomas (pers. comm. to =v=, 12.ii.2010 & 26.xii.2012)
Works Cited
1.Life histories of Ramosiana insignis and Vulsirea violacea (Pentatomidae), with descriptions of immature stages.
López M., & Cervantes L. 2010. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington 112(1): 81-96.