Sangarius (bug)

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This article is about the Sangarius genus. For the god of Greek mythology, see Sangarius (mythology). For the river in Asia Minor named for this god, see Sakarya River.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hemiptera
Infraorder: Pentatomomorpha
Family: Acanthosomatidae
Subfamily: Ditomotarsinae
Genus: Sangarius
Stål, 1865

Sangarius paradoxus Stål, 1866

Sangarius is an Australian genus of shield bug in the family Acanthosomatidae.[1] The type species is Sangarius paradoxus Stål, 1866.[2] It feeds on Hakea shrubs.[3]


  1. ^ Kumar, R. (1974). "A revision of world Acanthosomatidae (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae): Keys to and descriptions of subfamilies, tribes and genera, with designation of types". Australian Journal of Zoology. (Supplementary Series number 22). 34: 1–60. doi:10.1071/AJZS034. 
  2. ^ Cassis, G. & Gross, Gordon F. (2002). Zoological Catalogue of Australia Volume 27.3B: Hemiptera: Heteroptera (Pentatomomorpha). Collingwood, Victoria: Csiro Publishing. p. 375. ISBN 978-0-643-06875-9. 
  3. ^ Neser, S. (1977). "Sangarius paradoxus Stal Hemiptera: Acanthosomatidae: a paradoxical bug on Hakea species in Australia". Proceedings of the Entomological Congress Entomological Society of Southern Africa. 2: 51–52.