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Species Sephina gundlachii - Giant Milkweed Bug

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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 Coreoidea (Leatherbugs)
Family Coreidae (Leaf-footed Bugs)
Subfamily Coreinae
Tribe Spartocerini
Genus Sephina
Species gundlachii (Giant Milkweed Bug)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Sephina grayi Van Duzee 1909
Explanation of Names
Sephina gundlachii Guérin-Méneville 1857
FL (n. to Gainesville) & West Indies(1)
host: climbing milkweed (Cynanchum scoparium)(1)
Works Cited
1.Coreidae of Florida (Hemiptera, Heteroptera).
Baranowski, R.M. and J.A. Slater. 1986. Arthropods of Florida and Neighboring Land Areas. Vol. 12, no. 630. viii + 82 pp.