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Genus Stiretrus

Me Too Stink Bug Nymph - Stiretrus anchorago Stink Bug Nymph - Stiretrus anchorago Bug - Stiretrus anchorago Anchor Stink Bug - Stiretrus anchorago Stink bug mimics Calligrapha - Stiretrus anchorago Stink Bug - Stiretrus anchorago Pentatomid: Stiretrus anchorago? - Stiretrus anchorago Stiretrus anchorago adult eating Gratiana pallidula larva - Stiretrus anchorago
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 Asopinae (Predatory Stink Bugs)
Genus Stiretrus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Stiretrus Laporte 1833
Explanation of Names
Greek steiros (στειρος) 'barren' + etron (ητρον) 'belly'
A single species in our area(1), 7 spp. total(2)
in our area, e. US (west to IA-TX) & ON(3)