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Genus Loxa

spined green stink bug - Loxa flavicollis Pentatomidae - Genus / Species ? - Loxa flavicollis Green with red epaulets - Loxa flavicollis Stink bug id - Loxa green nymph - Loxa Pentatomidae - Loxa Loxa flavicollis Pentatomid Nymph  - Loxa
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 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
Numbers
2 spp. in our area(2)
Identification
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
Range
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.