Tessaratomidae

Belongs within: Pentatomoidea. The Tessaratomidae are a group of tropical shield bugs with the spiracles of abdominal segment 2 fully exposed and removed from the posterior margins of the metapleura, and lacking reticulate veins on the hemelytral membrane (Carver et al. 1991). Members include the bronze orange bug Musgraveia sulciventris, a significant pest of citrus… Continue reading Tessaratomidae