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Species Menecles insertus

Stinker - Menecles insertus Menecles insertus Brown pentatomoid - Menecles insertus Stink Bug - Menecles insertus Menecles insertus Menecles insertus? - Menecles insertus Pentatomid - Menecles insertus Menecles insertus
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
Species insertus (Menecles insertus)
Explanation of Names
Menecles insertus (Say 1832)
insertus refers to the head deeply inserted in the thorax
Size
12-14 mm(1)
Identification
Range
e NA to CA (CA-FL-QC-UT) (2),(BG data)
Remarks
nocturnal arboreal herbivore(1)
Print References
Rolston L.H. [1972]1973. The genus Menecles Stål (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae). J. N.Y. Ent. Soc. 80: 234-237. (Full text)
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.