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Genus Trichopepla

stink bug? - Trichopepla semivittata stink bug eggs - Trichopepla semivittata Stink bug? - Trichopepla semivittata Trichopepla semivittata, Pentatomidae family stink bug on Dill - Trichopepla semivittata Trichopepla Trichopepla semivittata Trichopepla nymphs - Trichopepla Rosy pentatomid on porch  - Trichopepla aurora
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 Trichopepla
Explanation of Names
Trichopepla Stål 1867
7 spp. in the genus, all in our area(1)(2)
pubescent dorsum distinctive (feature shared with Prionosoma podopioides)(4)