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Species Holcostethus abbreviatus

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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 Carpocorini
Genus Holcostethus
Species abbreviatus (Holcostethus abbreviatus)
Explanation of Names
Holcostethus abbreviatus Uhler 1872
Size
8.0-9.5 mm(1)
Identification
unlike limbolarius, has the connexivum with alternating pattern of dark and light patches(2); tylus distinctly enclosed by the juga(3)
Range
BC-CA to QC-NE-KS(4)(5); common from the Pacific Coast to the Great Plains(2)
Works Cited
1.The Pentatomoidea (Hemiptera) of Northeastern North America
J.E. McPherson. 1982. Southern Illinois University Press.
2.How to Know the True Bugs
Slater, James A., and Baranowski, Richard M. 1978. Wm. C. Brown Company.
3.The Heteroptera (Hemiptera) of North Dakota I: Pentatomomorpha: Pentatomoidea
Rider D.A. 2012. Great Lakes Entomologist 45: 312-380.
4.Revision of the genus Holcostethus in North America (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae)
McDonald F.J.D. 1974. J. N.Y. Ent. Soc. 82: 245–258.
5.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.