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Species Homaemus proteus

Shield-backed bug - Homaemus proteus Shield Bug - Homaemus proteus Tan colored small bug - Scutellaridae - Shield-backed Bug (possibly Sphyrocoris obliquus) - Homaemus proteus Please help with ID..never seen this before - Homaemus proteus Homaemus proteus - female Homaemus proteus - female Homaemus proteus - female Homaemus proteus - female
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 Scutelleridae (Shield-backed Bugs)
Subfamily Pachycorinae
Genus Homaemus
Species proteus (Homaemus proteus)
Explanation of Names
Homaemus proteus Stål 1862
Range
so. US (CA-TX, FL) to Columbia(1)
Food
On Parthenium (Asteraceae) and Lantana (Verbenaceae)(2)
Works Cited
1.Catalog of the Heteroptera, or True Bugs of Canada and the Continental United States
Thomas J. Henry, Richard C. Froeschner. 1988. Brill Academic Publishers.
2.Pentatomoidea Host Index