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Genus Menecles

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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 Menecles
Explanation of Names
Menecles Stål 1867
Numbers
2 spp. total, both in our area(1)
Range
one sp. widespread in the US (ME-FL to CA) and adjacent Canada, a second in w. TX (Big Bend area)(2)(BG data)
Print References
Rolston L.H. [1972]1973. The genus Menecles Stål (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae). Journal of the New York Entomological Society 80(4): 234-237. (JSTOR)
Works Cited
1.Rider D. (2006-2013) Pentatomoidea home page
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.