Lojus asperus, a New Genus and Species (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae)

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:1982
Authors:F. J. D. MCDONALD
Journal:Annals of the Entomological Society of America

A new genus and species of pentatomid, <I>Lojus asperus,</I> from Ecuador is described. It is a member of the Pentatomini with a very reduced metasternal stink gland opening. The male genitalia resemble those of other pentatomids but are simpler.

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