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Species Thyanta calceata

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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 Pentatomoidea
Family Pentatomidae (Stink Bugs)
Subfamily Pentatominae
Tribe Pentatomini
Genus Thyanta
No Taxon (subgenus Thyanta)
Species calceata (Thyanta calceata)
Explanation of Names
Thyanta calceata (Say 1831)
Size
7.0-10.5 mm(1)
Identification
overwintering forms often, but not always, brown, e.g.:
Range
e. US (MA-MI-e.KS to n.FL-e.TX)(2)
Food
polyphagous
Life Cycle
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Print References
McPherson, J.E. 1977. Notes on the biology of Thyanta calceata (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) with information on adult seasonal dimorphism. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 70(3): 370-372.
Works Cited
1.The Pentatomoidea (Hemiptera) of Northeastern North America
J.E. McPherson. 1982. Southern Illinois University Press.
2.Revision of the genus Thyanta Stål, 1862 (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae). II. Central America, North America, and the West Indies
Rider D.A., Chapin J.B. 1992. Journal of the New York Entomological Society 100(1): 42-98.