Pentatomoidea


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Pentatomoidea

[‚pen·tə·tə′mȯid·ē·ə]
(invertebrate zoology)
A subfamily of the hemipteran group Pentatomorpha distinguished by marginal trichobothria and by antennae which are usually five-segmented.

Pentatomoidea

 

(shield bugs), a superfamily of the order Hemiptera, including the families Pentatomidae, Scutelleridae, Cydnidae, and Plataspidae. The round or oval body is 1.6 to 41 mm long and is covered with a large shield extending to the front third of the abdomen or covering the abdomen completely. The insects feed on the vegetative and, especially, generative organs of plants. Species of the subfamily Asopinae feed on other insects. Of the approximately 4,000 species, about 350 occur in the USSR. Some species are injurious to agricultural crops. The grain pentatomoidea, especially Eurygaster integriceps and Aelia, are injurious to cereals. Species of the genus Eurydema attack vegetable crops, and Nezara viridula damages cotton and other plants.

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5); antenas con 4 a 5 antenomeros, generalmente con 5 PENTATOMOIDEA 4
Para los Pentatomoidea, se recomienda adicionalmente la revision de GRAZIA et al.
Pentatomoidea was as well paraphyletic because one of the species of Pentatomidae was the sister group of the remaining Pentatomomorpha species less the Aradoidea.
They found that Urostylidae sensu lato is not monophyletic, and that Urostylidae sensu stricto is the sister group of the remaining Pentatomoidea, whereas Saileriolinae should be elevated to family status and placed as the sister group of the remaining Pentatomoidea less Urostylidae sensu stricto.
The Pentatomoidea (Hemiptera) of Northeastern North America: with emphasis on the fauna of Illinois.
Records were kept only for Pentatomoidea on the Brazil trips.
The dorsal abdominal scent glands of nymphs of the Pentatomoidea are functional (Cassier et al.
Plataspidae (Hemiptera: Heteroptera) is a moderately species-rich family within Pentatomoidea comprising about 59 genera and nearly 500 described species restricted to the Old World (Davidova-Vilimova and Stys, 1980; Ahmad and Moizuddin, 1992; Lin and Zhang, 1993; Ren, 2000; Xue and Liu, 2002; Davidova-Vilimova, 2006), with one species introduced to the Hawaiian Islands (Beardsley and Fluker, 1967) and another to North America (Eger et al.
Joe also suggested that Larry develop his own taxonomic specialty and recommended he study the Pentatomoidea.
1982, The Pentatomoidea (Hemiptera) of Northeastern North America: With Emphasis on the Fauna of Illinois, pp 36-163.
Possibly due to the fact that this instar does not feed, and this occurs to other species of the super-family Pentatomoidea (Eberhard 1975; Peredo 2002).