|Publication Type:||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication:||1982|
|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.