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Species Thyanta calceata

Stink Bug - Thyanta calceata Stink Bug - Thyanta calceata Thyanta? - Thyanta calceata Green bug, Pentatomidae family ?  - Thyanta calceata  nymph  - Thyanta calceata Stink Bug - Thyanta calceata Thyanta calceata stink bug or shield bug - Thyanta calceata
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)
7.0-10.5 mm(1)
overwintering forms often, but not always, brown, e.g.:
e. US (MA-MI-e.KS to n.FL-e.TX)(2)
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.