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Family Scutelleridae - Shield-backed Bugs

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 Eurygastrinae
Genus Eurygaster
Species alternata - Eurygaster alternata
Species amerinda - Eurygaster amerinda
Species shoshone - Eurygaster shoshone
Subfamily Pachycorinae
Genus Acantholomidea
Species denticulata - Acantholomidea denticulata
Species porosa - Acantholomidea porosa
Genus Camirus
Species consocius - Camirus consocius
Genus Diolcus
Species irroratus - Diolcus irroratus
Species chrysorrhoeus - Diolcus chrysorrhoeus
Genus Homaemus
Species aeneifrons - Homaemus aeneifrons
Species bijugis - Homaemus bijugis
Species parvulus - Homaemus parvulus
Species proteus - Homaemus proteus
Species variegatus - Homaemus variegatus
Genus Orsilochides
Species guttata - Orsilochides guttata
Species scurrilis - Orsilochides scurrilis
Species stictica - Orsilochides stictica
No Taxon nymphs identified by by J.E. Eger as "Possibly Orsilochides sp."
Genus Pachycoris
Species klugii - Pachycoris klugii
Genus Sphyrocoris
Species obliquus - Sphyrocoris obliquus
Genus Stethaulax
Species marmorata - Stethaulax marmorata
Genus Symphylus
Species caribbeanus - Symphylus caribbeanus
Genus Tetyra
Species antillarum - Tetyra antillarum
Species bipunctata - Shieldbacked Pine Seed Bug
Species robusta - Tetyra robusta
Subfamily Odontotarsinae
Genus Euptychodera
Species corrugata - Euptychodera corrugata
Genus Fokkeria
Species producta - Fokkeria producta
Genus Phimodera
Species binotata - Phimodera binotata
Genus Vanduzeeina
Species slevini - Vanduzeeina slevini
Species borealis - Vanduzeeina borealis
Subfamily Scutellerinae
Genus Augocoris
Species gomesii - Augocoris gomesii
Species illustris - Augocoris illustris
No Taxon possible Eurygaster