Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada
Clickable Guide
Moths Butterflies Flies Caterpillars Flies Dragonflies Flies Mantids Cockroaches Bees and Wasps Walkingsticks Earwigs Ants Termites Hoppers and Kin Hoppers and Kin Beetles True Bugs Fleas Grasshoppers and Kin Ticks Spiders Scorpions Centipedes Millipedes

Upcoming Events

Photos of insects and people from the 2022 BugGuide gathering in New Mexico, July 20-24

National Moth Week was July 23-31, 2022! See moth submissions.

Photos of insects and people from the Spring 2021 gathering in Louisiana, April 28-May 2

Photos of insects and people from the 2019 gathering in Louisiana, July 25-27

Photos of insects and people from the 2018 gathering in Virginia, July 27-29

Photos of insects and people from the 2015 gathering in Wisconsin, July 10-12

Previous events


Genus Brachycarenus

Mating Rhopalids - Brachycarenus tigrinus - male - female Reality Check: Hyaline Grass Bug? - Brachycarenus tigrinus Acentless plant bug (2) - Brachycarenus tigrinus Plant bug  - Brachycarenus tigrinus Rhopalinae? - Brachycarenus tigrinus Brachycarenus tigrinus? - Brachycarenus tigrinus Rhopalinae - Brachycarenus tigrinus Scentless Plant Bug - Brachycarenus tigrinus
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 Coreoidea (Leatherbugs)
Family Rhopalidae (Scentless Plant Bugs)
Subfamily Rhopalinae
Tribe Rhopalini
Genus Brachycarenus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
sometimes treated as a subgenus of Rhopalus Schilling 1827
Explanation of Names
Brachycarenus Fieber 1860
A single (adventive) species in our area(1), 2 spp. total(2)
native to w. Palaearctic(2), adventive in NA (widespread in the west but also present in the east)