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Species Brochymena sulcata

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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 Halyini
Genus Brochymena (Rough Stink Bugs)
Species sulcata (Brochymena sulcata)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Brochymena pilatei Van Duzee 1934, a paler southern form(1)
Explanation of Names
Brochymena sulcata Van Duzee 1918
♂ 11.4-15.4 mm, ♀ 12.8-15.8 mm(1)
sw US (OR-CA to ID-CO-wTX) & Mexico(1)
Life Cycle
5th instar nymph: