The PEDIGREE of
Tribe Pentatomini

 "Child(ren)":       Genus Pentatoma (Forest bug & kin)   ;   Piezodorus (gorse shield bug : etc.)   ;   Nezara (Southern green shield bug : etc.)   ;   36 genera altogether
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/-- Subphylum Tetraconata   +====> [ 69]
/   | or: Superclass Panhexapoda in Infraphylum Atelocerata
/-- Epiclass Hexapoda
/-- Class Insecta
/-- Subclass Pterygota (winged insects)
/-- Infraclass Neoptera
/-- Superorder Exopterygota
/   | or: prob. not Eumetabola (clade incl. Endopterygota)
/-- Grandorder Paraneoptera (Hemipteroids)
/-- Order Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Aphids, etc.)
/-- Suborder Prosorrhyncha
/-- Suborder Heteroptera (True Bugs)
/-- Infraorder Pentatomomorpha (plant bugs, stink bugs, seed bugs & kin)
/-- Parvorder Trichophora
/-- Superfamily Pentatomoidea (shield bugs, chust bugs & stink bugs)
/-- Family Pentatomidae (stink bugs)
/-- Subfamily Pentatominae
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- Tribe Pentatomini
 

 
  ``Grandchild:''       Forest bug
 

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