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Species Chlorochroa persimilis

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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 Nezarini
Genus Chlorochroa
No Taxon (Subgenus Chlorochroa)
Species persimilis (Chlorochroa persimilis)
Explanation of Names
Chlorochroa persimilis Horváth 1908
Size
12-14 mm(1)
Identification
Range
e. NA (QC-FL to MB-?KS)(2); scarce and local in New England(3)
Habitat
most common in dry, sandy areas (4)
Food
feeds on a wide range of crops, and may feed on seedpods of Winter Vetch (Vicia villosa) and/or Veiny Pea (Lathyrus venosus)
Print References
Hill J.G. (2006) The first record of the green stinkbug Chlorochroa persimilis Horvath (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) from Alabama. Marginalia Insecta 1: 1-2 (Full text)
Works Cited
1.Revision of the species of the sayi-group of Chlorochroa Stål (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae)
Buxton G.M., Thomas D.B., Froeschner R.C. 1983. Occasional Papers in Entomology (Sacramento, CA) 29: 1-23.
2.The Heteroptera (Hemiptera) of North Dakota I: Pentatomomorpha: Pentatomoidea
Rider D.A. 2012. Great Lakes Entomologist 45: 312-380.
3.Annotated checklist of the Pentatomidae (Heteroptera) of Connecticut
O'Donnell J.E., Schaefer C.W. 2012. Great Lakes Entomologist 45: 220-234.
4.Insects: Their Natural History And Diversity: With a Photographic Guide to Insects of Eastern North America
Stephen A. Marshall. 2006. Firefly Books Ltd.