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Genus Chariesterus

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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 Coreoidea (Leatherbugs)
Family Coreidae (Leaf-footed Bugs)
Subfamily Coreinae
Tribe Chariesterini
Genus Chariesterus
Explanation of Names
Chariesterus Laporte 1833
Numbers
4 spp. in our area(1), 12 total(2)(3)
Identification
key to spp. in(2)
Range
essentially neotropical genus, with 1 sp. ranging far north into the US and 3 spp. ranging into TX or CA(2)