Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Subfamily Pentatominae

unknown - Proxys punctulatus Stink bug nymph - Chlorochroa Euschistus tristigmus? - Euschistus quadrator True Bug - Thyanta custator shield bug - Euschistus servus Chlorochroa viridicata  - Chlorochroa viridicata Male, Brochymena sulcata? - Brochymena sulcata - male unknown stink bug - Thyanta custator
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
by far the largest pentatomid subfamily, with >160 spp. in ~40 genera in our area (14 tribes represented)(1); >3,300 spp. in ca. 620 genera of 42 tribes worldwide(2)