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Genus Loxa

Stink Bug juvenile - Loxa spined green stink bug - Loxa flavicollis Stink Bug - Loxa flavicollis Loxa flavicollis Loxa flavicollis Green Stink Bug - Loxa flavicollis Pentatomid Nymph  - Loxa Green Stink Bug - Loxa
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 Chlorocorini
Genus Loxa
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
revised by Eger (1978)(1)
Explanation of Names
Loxa Amyot & Serville 1843
2 spp. in our area(2)
Differ from other unpatterned green stinkbugs in having humeri spined and the anterolateral pronotal margin serrate.
L. viridis usually has a dark line along the inner surfaces of antennomeres 1 & 2; L. flavicollis usually does not. --Lyle Buss
neotropical group ranging into so. US (GA-FL-AZ)(3)
Print References
Eger J.E. 1978. Revision of the genus Loxa (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae). Journal of the New York Entomological Society 86: 224-259.(1)
Works Cited
1.Revision of the genus Loxa (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae)
Eger J.E. 1978. J. N.Y. Ent. Soc. 86: 224-259.
2.American Insects: A Handbook of the Insects of America North of Mexico
Ross H. Arnett. 2000. CRC Press.
3.Catalog of the Heteroptera, or True Bugs of Canada and the Continental United States
Thomas J. Henry, Richard C. Froeschner. 1988. Brill Academic Publishers.