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Species Pachycoris klugii

Scutelleridae - Pachycoris klugii Pachycoris klugii Burmeister - Pachycoris klugii
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 Pachycoris
Species klugii (Pachycoris klugii)
Explanation of Names
Pachycoris klugii Burmeister 1835
Size
15.0-17.4 mm(1)
Range
AZ / Mex. to C. Amer.(2)
Food
host: Jatropha curcas (Euphorbiaceae)(2)
Print References
Grimm C., Somarriba A. (1998) Life cycle and rearing of the shield-backed bug Pachycoris klugii in Nicaragua (Heteroptera: Scutelleridae). Entomologia Generalis 22: 211-221
Works Cited
1.Description, Biology, and maternal care of Pachycoris klugii (Heteroptera, Scutelleridae)
Luis Cervantes Peredo. 2002. Florida Entomologist 85(3).
2.Shield Bugs (Scutelleridae)
Joseph Eger, Aline Barcellos, Luciana Weiler. 2015. Springer.