Forest Pests of North America
Native and Non-native insects, diseases, and weeds of urban, managed, and natural forests


shieldbacked pine seed bug
Tetyra bipunctata (Herrich-Schaffer)

Representative Images(View more at Forestry Images)

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shieldbacked pine seed bug
Tetyra bipunctata
Adult(s)
Larry R. Barber
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shieldbacked pine seed bug
Tetyra bipunctata
Adult(s)
Larry R. Barber
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shieldbacked pine seed bug
Tetyra bipunctata
Adult(s)
R. Scott Cameron
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shieldbacked pine seed bug
Tetyra bipunctata
Egg(s)
Texas A&M Forest Service


Taxonomic Rank

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Atelocerata
Class: Hexapoda (including Insecta)
Infraclass: Neoptera
Subclass: Pterygota
Order: Hemiptera
Suborder: Heteroptera
Infraorder: Pentatomomorpha
Superfamily: Pentatomoidea
Family: Scutelleridae
Subfamily: Pachycorinae
Genus: Tetyra

Other System Links

NPDN Pest: IQAZARA



References

Common Name Reference: Bosik, J. J. Common Names of Insects and Related Organisms 1997. Lanham, MD: Entomological Society of America (ESA), 1997. 232 pp.
Scientific Name Reference: R.W. Poole and P. Gentili, Nomina Insecta Nearctica. 1996. Nomina insecta nearctica: a checklist of the insects of North America. Vol. 1-4. Rockville (MD): Entomological Information Services. Available at URL: http://www.nearctica.com/nomina/main.htm