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Species Protenor belfragei

Unknown Hemipteran - Protenor belfragei Bugs in central Wisconsin - Protenor belfragei - male - female Bug - Protenor belfragei Protenor belfragei Haglund - Protenor belfragei Stilt Bug - Protenor belfragei Alydidae, head, dorsal - Protenor belfragei bug - Protenor belfragei bug - Protenor belfragei
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 Alydidae (Broad-headed Bugs)
Subfamily Micrelytrinae
Tribe Micrelytrini
Genus Protenor
Species belfragei (Protenor belfragei)
Explanation of Names
Protenor belfragei Haglund 1868
12-15 mm(1)
characteristics distinguishing from P. australis: head less than one-fourth longer than pronotum; upper and lower pair of apical processes of cheeks contiguous or nearly so throughout their length
NB-MD to WI-TX-CO-CA(2)(1)
sedge meadows, marshes, wet grassy areas bordering lakes
Works Cited
1.How to Know the True Bugs
Slater, James A., and Baranowski, Richard M. 1978. Wm. C. Brown Company.
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.