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Pentatomoid Species Known to

Exhibit Parental Care

    I have only just begun to compile a list of pentatomoid specimens that are known to exhibit parental care of the eggs or early instars.  So, for awhile, this list will be very incomplete.  I will be adding new records as I run across them.


Elasmucha lateralis (Frost & Haber, 1944, as Meadorus lateralis)



Bromocoris souefi (Monteith, 2006)
Edessa nigropunctata (Requena et al., 2010)
Lopadusa augur (Requena et al., 2010)


Pachycoris torridus (Santos et al., 2005)
Tectocoris diophthalmus (Dodd, 1904, Monteith, 2006)


Agapophyta bipunctata (Monteith, 2011)
Cumare pallida
(Monteith, 2006, 2011)
Erga longitudinalis (Monteith, 2011)
Garceus fidelis (Monteith, 2006, 2011)
Lyramorpha parens (Monteith, 2006, 2011)
Lyramorpha rosea (Kumar, 1969; Monteith, 2011)
Peltocopta crassiventris (Monteith, 2006, 2011)
Rhoecus australasiae (Monteith, 2011, as Oncoscelis australaxiae)
Stilida indecora (Kumar, 1969; Monteith, 2006, 2011)


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 Parental Care
Pentatomoids as Food or Medicine   Beach Drift
Collected at Dung or Dead Animals Collected in various Traps  




David A. Rider
Professor of Entomology
North Dakota State University
E-Mail: David.Rider@ndsu.edu

updated: 17 May 2011

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