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Genus Amaurochrous

Stink Bug - Amaurochrous cinctipes unknown bug - Amaurochrous dubius Amaurochrous cinctipes Amaurochrous sp. - Amaurochrous Turtle Bug - Amaurochrous dubius Turtle Bug, dorsal - Amaurochrous cinctipes Podopinae, Turtle Bug, dorsal - Amaurochrous brevitylus Podopinae, Turtle Bug, scent gland - Amaurochrous brevitylus
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 Podopinae (Turtle Bugs)
Genus Amaurochrous
Explanation of Names
Amaurochrous Stål 1872
Numbers
6 spp., all in our area(1)
Size
5-8 mm(2)
Identification
anterolateral pronotal margin with small tooth(3)
Range
much of the US to C. America & W. Indies(2)
Works Cited
1.American Insects: A Handbook of the Insects of America North of Mexico
Ross H. Arnett. 2000. CRC Press.
2.A revision of the turtle bugs of North America (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae)
Barber H.G., Sailer R.I. 1953. J. Wash. Acad. Sci. 43: 150-162.
3.The Pentatomoidea (Hemiptera) of Northeastern North America
J.E. McPherson. 1982. Southern Illinois University Press.