Fitchia (bug)

Fitchia is a genus of assassin bugs in the family Reduviidae. There are at least two described species in Fitchia.[1][2][3]

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Fitchia aptera
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hemiptera
Family: Reduviidae
Subfamily: Harpactorinae
Genus: Fitchia
Stal, 1859

ITIS Taxonomic note:[2]

  • Apparently a 'parahomonym' of (different kingdom, same name as) vascular plant genus Fitchia Hook. f.[2]
Fitchia aptera



  1. ^ "Fitchia Genus Information". Retrieved 2018-02-10.
  2. ^ a b c "Fitchia Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2018-02-10.
  3. ^ "Fitchia Overview". Encyclopedia of Life. Retrieved 2018-02-10.

Further readingEdit

  • Henry, Thomas J.; Froeschner, Richard C., eds. (1988). Catalog of the Heteroptera, or True Bugs, of Canada and the Continental United States. E. J. Brill. ISBN 0-916846-44-X.
  • Arnett, Ross H. (2000). American Insects: A Handbook of the Insects of America North of Mexico. CRC Press.
  • Henry, Thomas J.; Froeschner, Richard C. (1988). Catalog of the Heteroptera, True Bugs of Canada and the Continental United States. Brill Academic Publishers.