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Pentatomoidea Checklist: Shield Bugs & Stink Bugs

Pentatomoidea Checklist: Stink Bugs & Shield Bugs

This page consists of a personal checklist of all Shield Bugs and Stink Bugs under the superfamily Pentatomoidea. Most have yet to be identified, and some could be misidentified. Please let me know in the comments below if you spot any mistakes.

All photos are of live subjects shot in the field, with the dorsal view selected where available. Click on individual photos for larger views and views from other angles. As specimens were not collected, identifications were done purely based on photographs and may not be 100% accurate.

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Superfamily Pentatomoidea

Family: Acanthosomatidae Signoret, 1863

Shield bug (Acanthosomatidae) - DSC_9180

West Malaysia: Acanthosomatidae

Family: Pentatomidae Leach, 1815

3 tarsomeres

Stink bug (Pentatomidae) - DSC_2060

Singapore: Pentatomidae

Stink bug (Pentatomidae) - DSC_8620

Singapore: Pentatomidae

Shield bug (Dalpada sp.) - DSC_8056

Singapore: Dalpada sp.

Stink Bug? (Pentatomidae?) - DSC_8531

Singapore: Pentatomidae

Stink Bug (Pentatomidae) - DSC_5950

Singapore: Pentatomidae

Stink bug (Pentatomidae) - DSC_0739

Singapore: Pentatomidae

Stink bug nymph (Pentatomidae) - DSC_1668

Singapore: Pentatomidae

Stink bug nymph (Pentatomidae) - ESC_0118

Singapore: Pentatomidae

Stink bug nymph (Pentatomidae) - DSC_2323

Singapore: Pentatomidae

Stink bug nymph (Pentatomidae) - DSC_8490

Singapore: Pentatomidae

Stink bug nymph (Pentatomidae) - DSC_5226

Singapore: Pentatomidae

Stink bug nymph (Pentatomidae?) - DSC_6651

Singapore: Pentatomidae

Stink bug (Pentatomidae) - DSC_0557

Singapore: Pentatomidae

Stink bug nymph (Pentatomidae) - ESC_0024

Singapore: Pentatomidae

Stink Bug (Pentatomidae) - DSC_0484

Singapore: Pentatomidae

Stink Bug (Pentatomidae) - DSC_8812

Singapore: Pentatomidae

Stink bug nymph (Zicrona cf. caerulea) - DSC_1005

Singapore: Zicrona cf. caerulea (Linnaeus, 1758)

Shield bug? (Pentatomidae?) - DSC_3461

East Malaysia: Pentatomidae

Stink bugs (Pentatomidae) - DSC_7684

Belize: Pentatomidae

Stink bug (Pentatomidae) - DSC_4413

Peru: Arocera apta (Walker, 1867)

Stink bug nymphs (Pentatomidae) - DSC_2515

Peru: Pentatomidae

Stink bug babies (Pentatomidae) - DSC_2631

West Malaysia: Pentatomidae

Stink bug nymphs (Pentatomidae) - DSC_5901

Singapore: Pentatomidae

Stink bug babies (Pentatomidae) - DSC_2704

West Malaysia: Pentatomidae

Stink bug hatchlings (Pentatomidae) - DSC_1982

Singapore: Pentatomidae

Stink bug nymphs (Pentatomidae) - DSC_5660

Singapore: Pentatomidae

Stink bug hatchlings (Pentatomidae) - DSC_0181

Singapore: Pentatomidae

Brown Marmorated Stink Bugs? (Halyomorpha halys?) - DSC_2966

Singapore: Pentatomidae

Family: Plataspidae Dallas, 1851

Globular shield bug (Plataspidae) - DSC_0829

Singapore: Brachyplatys sp.

Globular shield bug (Plataspidae) - DSC_6137

East Malaysia: Plataspidae

Family: Scutelleridae Leach, 1815

Shield-Backed Bug (Cantao ocellatus) - DSC_7754

Singapore: Cantao ocellatus (Thunberg, 1784)

Shield-Backed Bugs (Cantao ocellatus) - DSC_8599

Singapore: Cantao ocellatus (Thunberg, 1784)

Shield-backed bug (Chrysocoris eques) - DSC_7269

Singapore: Chrysocoris eques (Fabricius, 1794)

Shield-Backed Bug (Scutelleridae) - DSC_1667

Singapore: Chrysocoris sp.

Shield-Backed Bug (Chrysocoris stollii) - IMG_7340

Singapore: Chrysocoris stollii (Wolff, 1801)

Mangrove shield-backed bug (Calliphara nobilis) - DSC_1219

Singapore: Calliphara nobilis (Linnaeus, 1763)

Shield-backed bug (Scutelleridae) - DSC_3346

Peru: Scutelleridae

Shield-backed bug (Scutelleridae) - DSC_3440

Peru: Scutelleridae

Family: Tessaratomidae Stål, 1864

Giant shield bug (Pycanum rubens) - DSC_8298

Singapore: Pycanum rubens (Fabricius, 1794)

Giant shield bugs (Pycanum rubens) - DSC_6619

Singapore: Pycanum rubens (Fabricius, 1794)

Giant shield bug (Pygoplatys lancifer) - DSC_7044

East Malaysia: Pygoplatys lancifer Walker, 1868

Giant shield bug (Pygoplatys lunatus) - DSC_7228

East Malaysia: Pygoplatys lunatus Distant, 1893

Giant shield bug (Pygoplatys lunatus) - DSC_9066

East Malaysia: Pygoplatys lunatus Distant, 1893

Giant shield bug (Pygoplatys lunatus) - DSC_5444

East Malaysia: Pygoplatys lunatus Distant, 1893

Giant shield bug (Pygoplatys sp.) - DSC_3842

East Malaysia: Pygoplatys tenangau Magnien et al. 2008

Giant shield bug (Pygoplatys sp.) - DSC_5775

East Malaysia: Pygoplatys tenangau Magnien et al. 2008

Giant shield bug (Pygoplatys sp.) - DSC_6546

East Malaysia: Pygoplatys sp.

Giant shield bug (Pygoplatys sp.) - DSC_3148

East Malaysia: Pygoplatys sp.

Giant shield bug (Pygoplatys sp.) - DSC_7429

East Malaysia: Pygoplatys sp.

Giant shield bug (Pygoplatys sp.) - DSC_6658

East Malaysia: Pygoplatys sp.

Giant shield bug (Pygoplatys sp.) - DSC_7575

East Malaysia: Pygoplatys sp.

Giant shield bug (Pygoplatys sp.) - DSC_7991

East Malaysia: Pygoplatys sp.

Giant shield bug (Tessaratomidae) - DSC_3224

East Malaysia: Tessaratomidae

Giant shield bug nymph (Tessaratomidae) - DSC_4885

East Malaysia: Tessaratomidae

Giant shield bug nymph (Tessaratomidae) - DSC_3836

East Malaysia: Tessaratomidae

Giant shield bug nymph (Tessaratomidae) - DSC_7196

East Malaysia: Tessaratomidae

Giant shield bug (Tessaratomidae) - DSC_3749

East Malaysia: Tessaratomidae

Giant shield bug (Tessaratomidae) - DSC_4153

East Malaysia: Tessaratomidae

Giant shield bug (Pygoplatys sp.) with cordyceps fungus - DSC_3336

East Malaysia: Pygoplatys sp. with cordyceps fungus

Family: Urostylididae Dallas, 1851

Stink bug (Urostylis cf. histrionica) - DSC_5696

Thailand: Urostylis cf. histrionica Westwood, 1837


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