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For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Genus Thyanta

Thyanta maculata (Fabricius) - Thyanta maculata stink bug nymph - Thyanta Thyanta custator colorful true bug nymph - Thyanta custator nymph  - Thyanta calceata Stink Bug - Thyanta custator Murgantia nymph ? - Thyanta Stink Bug - Thyanta
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 Pentatomini
Genus Thyanta
Explanation of Names
Thyanta Stål 1860
7 spp. in 2 subgenera in our area, 37 spp. in 3 subgenera total(1)
key to spp. in (1)
New World; widespread in NA but primarily neotropical(1)(2)
most spp. of this genus occur in two color forms, a green one (during warmer season) and a brown one (cooler season)(1)
Print References
Rolston L.H. (1972) The small Thyanta species of North America (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae). J. Georgia Ent. Soc. 7(4): 278-285.