kudzu bug
Megacopta cribraria (Fabricius)


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Taxonomic Rank


Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Hemiptera
Suborder: Heteroptera
Infraorder: Pentatomomorpha
Superfamily: Pentatomoidea
Family: Plataspidae
Genus: Megacopta
Subject: Megacopta cribraria (Fabricius)

Synonyms and Other Names


Other Common Names:
bean plataspid, lablab bug, globular stink bug, kudzubug