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Species Chlorochroa uhleri - Uhler's Stink Bug

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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 Nezarini
Genus Chlorochroa
No Taxon (Subgenus Chlorochroa)
Species uhleri (Uhler's Stink Bug)
Explanation of Names
Chlorochroa uhleri (Stål 1872)
Numbers
12-16 mm(1)
Identification
C. sayi and uhleri are close. Both have a narrow embolium unlike all of the other species in the genus. In uhleri it widens slightly apically whereas in sayi the embolar suture parallels the hemelytral margin. Also, sayi has a purple membrane whereas in uhleri it is clear. (Donald Thomas, pers. comm. to =v=, 10/07/09)
Range
w. NA from the Pacific coast to SK-ND-NE-NM(1)
Season
Mar-Aug(1)
Food
polyphagous (recorded from plants in 11 families)(2)
Remarks
minor garden pest(3)
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