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Genus Hymenarcys

Brown Stink Bug - Hymenarcys nervosa Bug ID - Hymenarcys nervosa Stink Bug - Hymenarcys nervosa Hymenarcys nervosa (Say) - Hymenarcys nervosa Hymenarcys? - Hymenarcys crassa Hymenarcys crassa? - Hymenarcys crassa Menecles insertus? - Hymenarcys nervosa Hymenarcys reticulata - female
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 Pentatomoidea
Family Pentatomidae (Stink Bugs)
Subfamily Pentatominae
Tribe Carpocorini
Genus Hymenarcys
Explanation of Names
Hymenarcys Amyot & Serville 1843
3 spp., all in our area(1)
Key to species (D.B. Thomas, pers. comm. to =v=):
1. Anterolateral pronotal margin convexly arcuate in dorsal view (Canada to Mexico) ... nervosa (Say)
Anterolateral pronotal margin straight => 2
2. Juga distinctly longer than tylus; anterolateral pronotal inframargin impunctate (nw Mexico, sw US) ... crassa Uhler
Juga slightly surpassing tylus or subequal; anterolateral pronotum punctate to margin (Mexico, sw US) ... reticulata Stål