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Taxonomy
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Genus Phymata - Jagged Ambush Bugs

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
Species arctostaphylae - Phymata arctostaphylae
Species borica - Phymata borica
Species fasciata - Phymata fasciata
Species luxa - Phymata luxa
Species noualhieri - Phymata noualhieri
Species pacifica - Phymata pacifica
Species pennsylvanica - Pennsylvania Ambush Bug
Species species-one-west - Phymata americana metcalfi Evans
No Taxon nymphs and eggs