Canadian Journal of Arthropod Identification

Stink bugs (Pentatomidae) and parent bugs (Acanthosomatidae) of Ontario and adjacent areas:
A key to species and a review of the fauna
CJAI 24 September 1, 2013

S.M. Paiero1*, S.A. Marshall1, J.E. McPherson2, and M.-S. Ma1

1School of Environmental Sciences, University of Guelph, Guelph, ON, N1G 2W1
2Department of Zoology, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, IL, 62901
*Corresponding Author

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The Ontario stink bugs (Pentatomidae) and parent bugs (Acanthosomatidae) are reviewed. Illustrated dichotomous keys are provided to the families of Canadian Pentatomoidea and the 56 species of Pentatomidae and Acanthosomatidae occurring in, or likely to occur in, Ontario. One species, Trichopepla atricornis Stål, is recorded from Ontario for the first time.

Banasa stink bug

Banasa dimidiata - Photo by S.A. Marshall