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Genus Holcostethus

Stink Bug - Holcostethus limbolarius Holcostethus limbolarius Euschistus sp? - Holcostethus limbolarius - male Neat looking bug - Holcostethus limbolarius Holcostethus piceus - Holcostethus macdonaldi Holcostethus limbolarius? - Holcostethus limbolarius Arizona Brown Marmorated Stink Bug ? - Holcostethus abbreviatus Very small stink bug - Holcostethus
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
7 spp. in our area(1)
8-10 mm(2)
key to spp. in(2)
throughout NA, more diverse in the west(2); Eurasia
weedy fields, dry waste places
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.