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Genus Piezodorus

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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 Piezodorini
Genus Piezodorus
Explanation of Names
Piezodorus Fieber 1860
2 spp. in our area(1)
nymphs of P. lituratus are brown in the autumn, matching the color of legume seedpods; newly-emerged adults of P. lituratus are green and purple in the autumn (in the spring, after overwintering, they are green)
so. US to the neotropics; also Eurasia
adults of P. lituratus from spring through fall (adults of P. guildinii may be active year-round); nymphs in summer and fall
nymphs and adults feed on legumes (plants in the pea family)
Life Cycle
P. guildinii may be active year-round and have 2 or 3 generations, or it may spend the winter resting on non-host plants; P. lituratus overwinters as an adult, lays eggs in spring