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Genus Holcostethus

Holcostethus in California - Holcostethus abbreviatus stink bug - Holcostethus limbolarius Brown Stinkbug - Holcostethus limbolarius - male Silver Star Mountain Shield Bug 1 - Holcostethus tristis Silver Star Mountain Shield Bug 1 - Holcostethus tristis maybe Thyanta custator ? - Holcostethus limbolarius Arizona Brown Marmorated Stink Bug ? - Holcostethus abbreviatus Patterned Bug on Goldenrod - Holcostethus
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 Carpocorini
Genus Holcostethus
Explanation of Names
Holcostethus Fieber 1860
Numbers
7 spp. in our area(1)
Size
8-10 mm(2)
Identification
key to spp. in(2)
Range
throughout NA, more diverse in the west(2); Eurasia
Habitat
weedy fields, dry waste places
Season
Apr-Nov
Works Cited
1.American Insects: A Handbook of the Insects of America North of Mexico
Ross H. Arnett. 2000. CRC Press.
2.Revision of the genus Holcostethus in North America (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae)
McDonald F.J.D. 1974. J. N.Y. Ent. Soc. 82: 245–258.