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Species Loxa flavicollis

spined green stink bug - Loxa flavicollis Green with red epaulets - Loxa flavicollis Stink Bug - Loxa flavicollis Green Stink Bug  - Loxa flavicollis Green Stink Bug - Loxa flavicollis Loxa flavicollis Green Stink Bug - Loxa flavicollis Green Stink Bug - Loxa flavicollis
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 Pentatomidae (Stink Bugs)
Subfamily Pentatominae
Tribe Chlorocorini
Genus Loxa
Species flavicollis (Loxa flavicollis)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Loxa flavicollis (Drury)
Orig. Comb: Cimex flavicollis Drury 1773
2 spp. n. of Mex. (1) (2nd sp: TX, FL)

note serrated pronotal margin (isn't this a generic character?)
AZ-FL-GA / Mex. to Argentina / W. Indies (1),(Brou 2010),(BG data)
Feb-Nov (BG data)
Type Locality: Jamaica
Print References
Brou Jr., Vernon A. 2010. Loxa flavicollis (Drury, 1773) (Hemiptera, Pentatomidae) a new invasive stink bug. South. Lepid. News 32. Full PDF
Eger, J.E., II. 1978. Revision of the genus Loxa (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae). Journal of the New York Entomological Society 86(3): 224-259. JSTOR
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.