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Genus Sciocoris

Pentatomid 1 - Sciocoris microphthalmus Pentatomid 2 - Sciocoris microphthalmus Stink bug from Banff (1) 10.07.09 - Sciocoris microphthalmus flat brown bug - Sciocoris longifrons Sciocoris longifrons Barber - Sciocoris longifrons Sciocoris longifrons Barber - Sciocoris longifrons Sciocoris longifrons Barber - Sciocoris longifrons Sciocoris longifrons Barber - Sciocoris longifrons
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 Sciocorini
Genus Sciocoris
Explanation of Names
Sciocoris Fallén 1829
Numbers
2 spp. in our area (3 in the New World), ~90 spp. in 5 subgenera worldwide(1)(2)
Range
mostly Old World; in our area, one sp. across Canada (QC-AB) and n. US (south to MA-IA-ND-?OK)(3), another in TX(1)
Works Cited
1.Rider D. (2006-2013) Pentatomoidea home page
2.The Heteroptera (Hemiptera) of North Dakota I: Pentatomomorpha: Pentatomoidea
Rider D.A. 2012. Great Lakes Entomologist 45: 312-380.
3.The Pentatomoidea (Hemiptera) of Northeastern North America
J.E. McPherson. 1982. Southern Illinois University Press.