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Species Weda tumidifrons

Weda tumidifrons Barber & Sailer - Weda tumidifrons - female
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 Podopinae (Turtle Bugs)
Genus Weda
Species tumidifrons (Weda tumidifrons)
Explanation of Names
Weda tumidifrons Barber & Sailer 1953
Size
4 mm (1)
Range
CO to southmost TX - Map (2)(3)
Remarks
Holotype: Male, Plano, Texas, July 1907, E.S. Tucker, U.S.N.M. type no. 61517.
Paratypes: Texas:
male, Esperanza Ranch, Brownsville, C. Schaeffer;
male and female, College Station, April 8, 1928, H.G. Johnston; and May 20, 1928, J.C. Gaines;
female, College Station, July 19, 1932, J.C. Gaines;
Colorado: Boulder, November 5, 1922, R. Shotwell; from the senior author's collection.
Print References
Barber H.G., Sailer R.I. 1953. A revision of the turtle bugs of North America (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae). J. Wash. Acad. Sci. 43: 150-162. (1)
Internet References
Type Info - Smithsonian
Works Cited
1.A revision of the turtle bugs of North America (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae)
Barber H.G., Sailer R.I. 1953. J. Wash. Acad. Sci. 43: 150-162.
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.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)