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Species Orsilochides stictica

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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 Pentatomoidea
Family Scutelleridae (Shield-backed Bugs)
Subfamily Pachycorinae
Genus Orsilochides
Species stictica (Orsilochides stictica)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Pachycoris sticticus (Dallas 1851)
Explanation of Names
Orsilochides stictica (Dallas 1851)
Range
*LA-TX to Honduras(1)(2)(*BG data)
Food
hosts: Lantana (Verbenaceae) (Palmer & Pullen 1995)
Print References
Palmer W.A., Pullen K.R. (1995) The phytophagous arthropods associated with Lantana camara, L. hirsuta, L. urticifolia, and L. urticoides (Verbenaceae) in North America. Biol. Control 5: 54-72.
Works Cited
1.Catalog of the Heteroptera, or True Bugs of Canada and the Continental United States
Thomas J. Henry, Richard C. Froeschner. 1988. Brill Academic Publishers.
2.Shield Bugs (Scutelleridae)
Joseph Eger, Aline Barcellos, Luciana Weiler. 2015. Springer.