NDSU image


North Dakota State University

NDSU button
NDSU Search button
NDSU Phonebook button


Scotinophara bispinosa (Fabricius, 1798)



Cimex bispinosus Fabricius, 1798: 529.

Tetyra 2spinosa: Fabricius, 1803: 138.

Podops bispinosus: Germar, 1839: 65.

Scotinophara bispinosa: Stål, 1868: 21.

Distribution: China (Guangdong), India (Coimbatore, Karikal), Sri Lanka.

Type Material: STS, Morocco [in error], ZMUC (in Kiel collection).


Original Description (Fabricius, 1798):

C. scutellaris thorace bispinoso, corpore griseo.

Habitat in Marocco Dom. Lund.

Magnitudo et statura C. albolineati distinctus spinis utrinque thoracis duabus porrectis, acutis, altera ad marginem anteriorem paullo breviore, altera ad marginem posticum longiore, acutiore.

Specimens Examined:





Researchers Genus Index Systematics Host Information
Bibliography Species Index Biographies & Type Info Natural Enemies
Catalogs Identifications Collection Lists Other resources
Number of Genera & Species Collected at Lights Maternal Care
Pentatomoids as Food or Medicine    



David A. Rider
Professor of Entomology
North Dakota State University
202 Hultz Hall
Fargo, ND 58105
E-Mail: David.Rider@ndsu.edu

Published by the Department of Entomology

Prospective students may schedule a visit by calling 1-800-488-NDSU.