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Species Coenus delius

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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 Coenus
Species delius (Coenus delius)
Explanation of Names
Coenus delius (Say 1832)
8.5-10.5 mm(1)
usually pale, plump pentatomid with long rounded scutellum(1)

Det. M. A. Quinn, 2011
e NA to BC(2)(3), uncommon across s. US (BG data)

Coenus delius is the only species in the genus found in the northern United States and in Canada. The only other Nearctic member of the genus is Coenus inermis, not described until 1936, which lives in the southeastern United States. (American Insects)
Pennisetum glaucum, Elymus virginiana, Verbascum thapsum, Verbascum blattaria, Polygonumsp., Mentha spicata, Trifolium sp., Trifolium pratense, Phleun pratense, Poa pratense, Solidago sp., Lespedeza cuneata, Meliotus alba
Life Cycle
univoltine; overwinters as adults(1)
Works Cited
1.The Pentatomoidea (Hemiptera) of Northeastern North America
J.E. McPherson. 1982. Southern Illinois University Press.
2.Checklist of the Hemiptera of Canada and Alaska
Maw, H.E.L., R.G. Foottit, K.G.A. Hamilton and G.G.E. Scudder. 2000. NRC Research Press.
3.Catalog of the Heteroptera, or True Bugs of Canada and the Continental United States
Thomas J. Henry, Richard C. Froeschner. 1988. Brill Academic Publishers.