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Species Savius jurgiosus

Savius jurgiosus Stål - Savius jurgiosus Green Leatherbug - Savius jurgiosus Savius jurgiosus Coreid - Savius jurgiosus Coreid - Savius jurgiosus Savius jurgiosus Savius jurgiosus Savius jurgiosus ssp. nigroclavatus? - Savius jurgiosus
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
Species jurgiosus (Savius jurgiosus)
Explanation of Names
Savius jurgiosus Stål, 1862
Monotypic genus (1)
body length 13-14 mm
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
mostly s. TX to C. Amer. - Map(1)(2)
May-Dec (BG data)
Smooth Mesquite (Prosopis laevigata)
Type Locality: Mexico
Internet References
Type - Swedish Museum of Natural History
presence in Costa Rica; list of 22 specimen records with dates and locations (
Works Cited
1.Catalog of the Heteroptera, or True Bugs of Canada and the Continental United States
Thomas J. Henry, Richard C. Froeschner. 1988. Brill Academic Publishers.
2.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)