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Genus Savius

6024078 - Savius jurgiosus Green Leatherbug - Savius jurgiosus Savius jurgiosus Coreid - Savius jurgiosus Coreid - Savius jurgiosus Leaf-footed Bug - Savius jurgiosus Savius jurgiosus Savius jurgiosus
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 Discogastrini
Genus Savius
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
described in 1862 by Stål
Numbers
one species in our area (1)
Size
13-14 mm
Identification
Adult: live individuals all green except for dull yellowish-brown antennae and tarsi, and dark gray membranous portion of forewing; preserved specimens fade to pale green or dull yellow
Range
southern Texas to Costa Rica
Food
Smooth Mesquite (Prosopis laevigata)
Internet References
pinned adult images of type specimen (Swedish Museum of Natural History)