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Genus Stiretrus

Stink Bug - Stiretrus anchorago Bug - Stiretrus anchorago Stink Bug - Stiretrus anchorago Anchor Stink Bug - Stiretrus anchorago Orange Spot - Stiretrus anchorago Fitzgerald Lake Anchor Stinkbug - Stiretrus anchorago Black and White Stink Bug - Stiretrus anchorago 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)