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Species Holcostethus limbolarius

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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
Species limbolarius (Holcostethus limbolarius)
Explanation of Names
Holcostethus limbolarius (Stål 1872)
7.0-9.0 mm(1)
compact oval body, dark brown dappled with black; small short head; humeral angles rounded; large triangular scutellum; pronotum and elytra with thin cream-colored margin
widely dist. (NS-BC to GA-CA) / Mex. - Map (2)(1)(3)(4)
weedy fields, dry waste places, gardens
Life Cycle
See Oetting & Yonke (1971)
Type Locality: Texas
Print References
Oetting, R.D. and T.R. Yonke (1971) Biology of Some Missouri Stink Bugs. Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society 44(4): 446-459. (JSTOR)
Works Cited
1.The Pentatomoidea (Hemiptera) of Northeastern North America
J.E. McPherson. 1982. Southern Illinois University Press.
2.Catalog of the Heteroptera, or True Bugs of Canada and the Continental United States
Thomas J. Henry, Richard C. Froeschner. 1988. Brill Academic Publishers.
3.Checklist of the Hemiptera of Canada and Alaska
Maw, H.E.L., R.G. Foottit, K.G.A. Hamilton and G.G.E. Scudder. 2000. NRC Research Press.
4.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)