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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Tribe Chariesterini

Coreid bug - Chariesterus antennator Euphorbia Bug nymph - Chariesterus antennator Chariesterus balli Leaf-footed Bug - Chariesterus bug - Chariesterus antennator Euphorbia Bug Nymph - Chariesterus Chariestrus antennator? - Chariesterus Leaf-footed Bugs - Chariesterus - male - female
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
4 species in one genus in our area(1), 23 spp. in 4 genera total(2)
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.
New World(2)