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Subfamily Pachycorinae

Almost Round Beetle - Tetyra bipunctata Designer Beetles - Orsilochides Scutellerid - Tetyra robusta Homaemus aeneifrons Large Shield-backed Bug resembles Tetyra - Tetyra bipunctata Homaemus? - Homaemus bijugis Shield backed bug ? - Tetyra robusta Pentatomoidea - Homaemus variegatus
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
Explanation of Names
Pachycorinae Amyot & Serville 1843
>20 spp. in 10 genera in our area, ~110 described spp. in 23 genera total (neotropical fauna inadequately known)(1)
New World, primarily tropical; the vast majority of New World scutellerids (23 genera) belong here(1)
Works Cited
1.Shield Bugs (Scutelleridae)
Joseph Eger, Aline Barcellos, Luciana Weiler. 2015. Springer.