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Species Sinea spinipes - Spiny Assassin Bug

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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 Cimicomorpha
Family Reduviidae (Assassin Bugs)
Subfamily Harpactorinae
Tribe Harpactorini
Genus Sinea
Species spinipes (Spiny Assassin Bug)
Explanation of Names
Sinea spinipes (Herrich-Schaeffer 1846)
spinipes = 'spiny-legged'
Size
12-14 mm
Identification
Similar to S. diadema, but anterior pronotal lobe with blunt tubercles only (no spines)
Range
NA east of the Rockies(1)
Habitat
Fields with flowers
Season
Summer to fall
Works Cited
1.How to Know the True Bugs
Slater, James A., and Baranowski, Richard M. 1978. Wm. C. Brown Company.