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Species Holcostethus limbolarius

Stink Bug - Holcostethus limbolarius Holcostethus? - Holcostethus limbolarius Mating Holcostethus limbolarius - Holcostethus limbolarius - male - female Euschistus sp? - Holcostethus limbolarius 199903 Holcostethus - Holcostethus limbolarius Stink bug - Holcostethus limbolarius maybe Thyanta custator ? - Holcostethus limbolarius Holcostethus limbolarius? - Holcostethus limbolarius
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
Species limbolarius (Holcostethus limbolarius)
Explanation of Names
Holcostethus limbolarius (Stål 1872)
Size
7.0-9.0 mm(1)
Identification
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
Range
transcontinental: NS-BC to GA-CA, Mexico(2)(1)(3)
Habitat
weedy fields, dry waste places, gardens
Season
Jan-Dec(1)
Life Cycle
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.