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Loxa

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Kingdom  Animalia
Superfamily  Pentatomoidea
Tribe  Pentatomini
Phylum  Arthropoda
Rank  Genus
Suborder  Heteroptera
Family  Pentatomidae
Scientific name  Loxa
Higher classification  Terrestrial turtle bugs
Order  True bugs
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Similar  Terrestrial turtle bugs, True bugs, Insect, Mormidea, Thyanta

Loxa is an insect genus in the large family of shield bugs. It occurs primarily in Central America and Mexico, but is also found in Texas, Florida and South America. While Loxa is a genus of the tribe Pentatomini, its species are similar in many respects to those in the Chlorocorini, specifically the genera: Chlorocoris , Chloropepla , Mayrinia and Fecelia . Some species of Loxa are minor crop pests, for example Loxa deducta.

Species include:

  • Loxa deducta Walker, 1867
  • Loxa flavicollis (Drury, 1773)
  • Loxa haematica (Herrich-Schäffer, 1841)
  • Loxa peruviensis Eger, 1978
  • Loxa planiceps Horváth, 1925
  • Loxa virescens Amyot & Serville, 1843
  • Loxa viridis (Palisot de Beauvois, 1811)
  • References

    Loxa Wikipedia


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