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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Genus Chariesterus

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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
4 spp. in our area, 12 total(1)(2)
key to spp. in Ruckes (1955)(1)
essentially neotropical genus, with 1 sp. ranging far north into the US and 3 spp. ranging into TX or CA(1)
Print References
Ruckes, H. 1955. The genus Chariesterus de Laporte (Heteroptera, Coreidae). American Museum Novitates 1721: 1-16. (1)