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Species Apidaurus conspersus

Apidaurus conspersus Stål - Apidaurus conspersus speckled nymph - Apidaurus conspersus
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 Coreoidea (Leatherbugs)
Family Alydidae (Broad-headed Bugs)
Subfamily Alydinae
Genus Apidaurus
Species conspersus (Apidaurus conspersus)
Explanation of Names
Apidaurus conspersus Stål, 1870
conspersus (L). 'spotted, speckled' (1)
Numbers
1 sp. n. of Mex. (2)
Range
southmost TX to s. Brazil - Map (2)(3)
Print References
Schaefer, C.W., & J.C. Schaffner. 2003. A revision of Apidaurus (Hemiptera: Alydidae: Alydinae). Annals of the Entomological Society of America 96(5): 615-624. (2)
Works Cited
1.Dictionary of Word Roots and Combining Forms
Donald J. Borror. 1960. Mayfield Publishing Company.
2.A revision of Apidaurus (Hemiptera: Alydidae: Alydinae)
C.W. Schaefer & J.C. Schaffner. 2003. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 96(5):615-624.
3.Global Biodiversity Information Facility (GBIF)