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Species Chlorochroa sayi - Say's Stink Bug

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Classification
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
Identification
C. sayi and uhleri both have a narrow embolium, unlike any other congeners. 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. (D.B. Thomas, pers. comm. to =v=, 7.x.2009)
Range
w. US (WA-CA to MT-TX)(1)
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.