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Tribe Halyini

Brochymena 01a - Brochymena affinis Stink Bug? - Brochymena quadripustulata BG3130 E9907h - Brochymena quadripustulata oak tree visitor - Brochymena Four-humped Stink Bug - Brochymena quadripustulata Brochymena lineata Ruckes - Brochymena lineata Brochymena? - Brochymena Brochymena sp. - Brochymena carolinensis
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 Halyini
a single genus with >20 spp. in our area(1); ~400 spp. in 85 genera worldwide(2)
mostly Old World, esp. diverse in Africa, Orient, Australia; a single genus in the New World(3)