Flat bugs, stink bugs, seed bugs, leaf-footed bugs, scentless plant bugs, etc.
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Other Names for Pentatomomorpha
- Flat bugs, stink bugs, seed bugs, leaf-footed bugs, scentless plant bugs, etc.
Henry, T.J. 1997. Phylogenetic analysis of family groups within the infraorder Pentatomomorpha (Hemiptera: Heteroptera), with emphasis on the Lygaeoidea. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 90:275–301.
Li, H.-M., R.-Q. Deng, J.-W. Wang, Z.-Y. Chen, F.-L. Jia and X.-Z. Wang. 2005. A preliminary phylogeny of the Pentatomomorpha (Hemiptera: Heteroptera) based on nuclear 18S rDNA and mitochondrial DNA sequences. Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 37(2):313-326.
Schaefer, C.W. 1993. The Pentatomomorpha (Hemiptera:Heteroptera): an annotated outline of its systematic history. European Journal of Entomology 90:105–122.
Schuh, R.T. and J.A. Slater. 1995. True Bugs of the World (Hemiptera: Heteroptera). Classification and Natural History. Cornell University Press, Ithaca, New York. xii , 336 pp.
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