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Genus Apoecilus

Predatory Stink Bug - Apoecilus Request for bug ID - Apoecilus Halyomorpha halys?? - Apoecilus  Some Type of Shield Bug? - Apoecilus stink bug nymph - Apoecilus Apoecilus nymph - Apoecilus Apoecilus sp.? - Apoecilus cynicus Predatory stink bug? - Apoecilus
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 Asopinae (Predatory Stink Bugs)
Genus Apoecilus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
until recently, often treated as a subgenus of Apateticus
Explanation of Names
Apoecilus Stål 1870
Numbers
4 spp. in our area(1)
Size
at up to 20 mm, the largest asopines and among the largest pentatomoids in our area(2)
Range
most of the US(1)
Remarks
often collected washed ashore in MI(2)
See Also

Podisus: juga equal tylus(3)
Works Cited
1.American Insects: A Handbook of the Insects of America North of Mexico
Ross H. Arnett. 2000. CRC Press.
2.An updated synopsis of the Pentatomoidea (Heteroptera) of Michigan
Swanson D.R. 2012. Great Lakes Entomologist 45: 263-311.
3.The Pentatomoidea (Hemiptera) of Northeastern North America
J.E. McPherson. 1982. Southern Illinois University Press.