Catacanthus

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Catacanthus
Catacanthus incarnatus 04.jpg
Man-faced stink bug
(Catacanthus incarnatus)[1]
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Catacanthus

Spinola, 1837

Catacanthus ("having downward-pointing thorns"[2]) is a genus of insects within the Pentatomidae family. The insects belonging to this genus are found in Madagascar, India, Sri Lanka, Burma, Thailand, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Papua New Guinea, New Caledonia, Japan and South Korea.[3]

Species[edit]

Species include:[4][5]

Species Other names Binomial authority Year
Catacanthus carrenoi Cermatulus pulcher, Pentatoma tricolor, Rhaphigaster carrenoi Le Guillou 1841
Catacanthus eximius Edward Payson Van Duzee 1937
Catacanthus fuchsinus H. Ruckes 1963
Catacanthus grossi I. Ahmad & S. Kamaluddin 1981
Catacanthus horni Gustav Breddin 1909
Catacanthus immaculatus Lucien Francois Lethierry & Guillaume Severin 1893
Catacanthus incarnatus Man-faced stink bug, Cimex aurantius, Cimex incarnatus, Cimex melanopus, Cimex nigripes Dru Drury 1773
Catacanthus mirabilis William Lucas Distant 1901
Catacanthus mohleri Ahmad, Siddiqui & Kamaluddin 1998
Catacanthus punctus Catacanthus punctum, Cimex punctum Johan Christian Fabricius 1787
Catacanthus reuteri Henri Schouteden 1905
Catacanthus sumptuosus Carl August Dohrn 1863
Catacanthus taiti William Lucas Distant 1913
Catacanthus violarius Carl Stål 1876
Catacanthus viridicatus William Lucas Distant 1881

References[edit]

  1. ^ Daily Mail, 27. September 2012, Mark Prigg: Bug with the face of Elvis Presley
  2. ^ D. Gledhill (2008). The Names of Plants. Cambridge University Press. p. 94. ISBN 978-0-521-86645-3.
  3. ^ G. Cassis; Gordon F. Gross (2002). Hemiptera. Csiro Publishing. p. 463. ISBN 978-0-643-06875-9.
  4. ^ David A. Rider (ed.). "Catacanthus Spinola, 1837". North Dakota State University. Archived from the original on 2013-10-22. Retrieved 2013-10-14.
  5. ^ BioLib: Catacanthus Spinola, 1837