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Species Piezogaster calcarator

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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 Coreoidea (Leatherbugs)
Family Coreidae (Leaf-footed Bugs)
Subfamily Coreinae
Tribe Nematopini
Genus Piezogaster
Species calcarator (Piezogaster calcarator)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Piezogaster alternatus (Say 1825) [synonymy confirmed in(1)(2)]
Explanation of Names
Piezogaster calcarator (Fabricius 1803)
17-21 mm (Dealy 2000)
e US to CO (NY-FL to MN-CO) - Map (3)(4)
Print References
Dealy B. (2000) A revision of the genus Piezogaster Amyot & Serville (Heteroptera: Coreidae: Nematopodini) and the description of two new species. M.Sc. Thesis, Fort Hays State University, Kansas. iii + 121 pp. (scribd link, Full text)