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Species Euschistus obscurus

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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 Euschistus
Species obscurus (Euschistus obscurus)
Other Common Names
Pale-lined Stink Bug (PLSB)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Euschistus obscurus (Palisot)
Orig. Comb: Pentatoma obscura Palisot 1817
The most noticeable feature of these is the light bar stretching between the humeral angles of the pronotum, where it looks like it was "worn" a bit. The shoulder angles are usually rounded but may also be slightly pointed. These insects are either green or yellow on the underside and when they mate, there is always one yellow and one green. (1)

Det. M. A. Quinn, 2017
se. US (SC-FL-TX) & Mexico(2)(BG data)
See Also
E. ictericus also has a pale line between humeri, but the humeri are pointed
Print References
Chapin J.B. (1959) The biology of Euschistus obscurus (Palisot de Beauvois). Master of Science Thesis, Louisiana State U., Baton Rouge, 49 pp.
Works Cited
1.Austin bug collection
2.Catalog of the Heteroptera, or True Bugs of Canada and the Continental United States
Thomas J. Henry, Richard C. Froeschner. 1988. Brill Academic Publishers.