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Species Chlorochroa sayi - Say's Stink Bug

Pentatomidae - Chlorochroa sayi Stink bug from Idaho 10.07.05 - Chlorochroa sayi bug 15 - Chlorochroa sayi White-margined Burrowing Bug (Cydnidae?) - Chlorochroa sayi Chlorochroa sayi Colorado 8500 feet Say's  - Chlorochroa sayi Green Purple Orange Stink Bug - Chlorochroa sayi Chlorochroa sayi? - Chlorochroa sayi
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 Pentatominae
Tribe Nezarini
Genus Chlorochroa
No Taxon (Subgenus Chlorochroa)
Species sayi (Say's Stink Bug)
Explanation of Names
Chlorochroa sayi Stål 1872
C. sayi and uhleri are close. Both have a narrow embolium unlike all of the other species in the genus. In uhleri it widens slightly apically whereas in sayi the embolar suture parallels the hemelytral margin. Also, sayi has a purple membrane whereas in uhleri it is clear. (Donald Thomas, pers. comm. to =v=, 10/07/09)
w. US (WA-CA to MT-TX)(1)
See Also

Chlorochroa uhleri
Works Cited
1.Catalog of the Heteroptera, or True Bugs of Canada and the Continental United States
Thomas J. Henry, Richard C. Froeschner. 1988. Brill Academic Publishers.