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Species Odmalea schaefferi

Odmalea schaefferi (Barber) - Odmalea schaefferi Odmalea schaefferi (Barber) - Odmalea schaefferi Odmalea schaefferi (Barber) - Odmalea schaefferi
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 Pentatomomorpha
Superfamily Pentatomoidea
Family Pentatomidae (Stink Bugs)
Subfamily Pentatominae
Tribe Procleticini
Genus Odmalea
Species schaefferi (Odmalea schaefferi)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Odmalea schaefferi (Barber)
Orig. Comb: Dendrocoris schaefferi Barber 1906
Explanation of Names
patronym for Charles Schaeffer (1860-1934), an important coleopterist who was among the first to make extensive collections in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of Texas.
Identification
spmns should have distinct black spots on the scutellum at the apex of the frenum, and usually black spots on the basal angles of the scutellum. (D. Rider, pers. comm.)
pale impunctate area on the forewing (D.B. Thomas, pers. comm.)
Range
south Texas / Mex. (1)
2 spmns in the TAMUIC, one from the Sabal Palm Sanctuary, Brownsville, Cameron Co., and one from nr. Realitos, Duval Co., TX (2)
1 spmn in the UTIC from Santa Ana NWR Hidalgo Co. (3)
Remarks
Type Locality: Brownsville; Texas, May 1903
Print References
Barber, H.G. 1906. Hemiptera from southwestern Texas. Science Bulletin of the Museum of the Brooklyn Institute of Arts and Sciences, 1(9): 255-289.
Internet References
Type Info - Smithsonian (4)