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Tribe Chariesterini

Euphorbia Bug 01 - Chariesterus antennator Chariesterus Coreidae, head & thorax - Chariesterus antennator - male - female Coreidae, head & thorax - Chariesterus antennator - male - female Bug - Chariesterus antennator Euphorbia Bug - Chariesterus antennator Chariesterus antennator - Euphorbia Bug - Chariesterus antennator Unidentified insect 0703202001 - Chariesterus antennator
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 Coreoidea (Leatherbugs)
Family Coreidae (Leaf-footed Bugs)
Subfamily Coreinae
Tribe Chariesterini
Explanation of Names
Chariesterini Stål 1868
Numbers
4 species in one genus in our area(1), 23 spp. in 4 genera total(2)
Identification
Hind tibiae simple, terete, or subcylindrical, not conspicuously dilated. Head not over 2/3rds length of pronotum and barely produced forward in front of the bases of the antennae. Hind femora not noticeably swollen in either sex, either unarmed beneath or with only 1-3 small teeth. Side of pronotum sometimes with teeth along the margin. Antenniferous tubercles prominent, the tylus and cheeks strongly deflexed. Third antennal segment dilated near apex. Form elongate and narrow.
Range
New World(2)