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Species Euthochtha galeator - Helmeted Squash Bug


Checklist of the Hemiptera of British Columbia
By Maw H.E.L.
working document, 2011
updated from(1)

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Biologia Centrali-Americana: Insecta, Hemiptera, Heteroptera-Homoptera
By William Lucas Distant et al. (1880-1909)
Bernard Quaritch Limited, London, 1880
Direct link to all plates:

Insecta. Rhynchota. Hemiptera-Heteroptera. Volume I (1880-1893) by William Lucas Distant
Insecta. Rhynchota. Hemiptera-Heteroptera. Volume II (1897-1901) by George Charles Champion

Insecta. Rhynchota. Hemiptera-Homoptera. Volume I (1881-1905) by W. L. Distant and William Weekes Fowler
Insecta. Rhynchota. Hemiptera-Homoptera. Volume II, Part 1 (1894-1909) by W. W. Fowler and T. D. A. Cockerell
Insecta. Rhynchota. Hemiptera-Homoptera. Volume II , Part 2 (1899) by Theodore Dru Alison

The systematics of the Hemiptera
By Forero D.
Revista Colombiana de Entomología 34: 1-21, 2008
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summarizes current advances and understanding of relationships between major lineages, and provides a list of identification aids available online and otherwise

Catalogue of the Hemiptera of American north of Mexico: Except Aphididae, Coccidae and Aleurodidae. Vol. 2.
By Van Duzee, E.P.
University of California Press, Berkeley. xiv + 902 pp., 1917
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Good source for distribution and literature info.

Includes "Homoptera" too

Van Duzee, E.P. 1917. Catalogue of the Hemiptera of American north of Mexico: excepting the Aphididae, Coccidae and Aleurodidae. Vol. 2. University of California Press, Berkeley. i-xiv + 902 pp.

The Leafhoppers and Planthoppers
By L. R. Nault, J. G. Rodriguez
Wiley-Interscience, 1985

Noteworthy records of orthopteroid and hemipteroid insects from southwestrn Saskatchewan and southeastern Alberta
By Larson D.J.
Ent. Soc. Sask. 33(2): 10-14, 2014
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i thank Geoff Scudder for directing me towards this publication

Principles of Insect Morphology
By R. E. Snodgrass
McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1935
A classic reference work by one of the titans of the subject.

Can be read online at: https://archive.org/details/in.ernet.dli.2015.50045/page/n3

Phylogenomics and the evolution of hemipteroid insects
By Johnson K.P. et al.
PNAS, 2018