Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods) ➔ Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods) ➔ Class Insecta (Insects) ➔ Order Hemiptera (Hemipterans) ➔ Family Pentatomidae (Shield bugs or stinkbugs)

Carpocoris (Carpocoris) mediterraneus Tamanini, 1959

Red Shieldbug

  • Carpocoris mediterraneus  5028
    Carpocoris mediterraneus Tamanini, 1959    Red Shieldbug 
    Carpocoris mediterraneus
    GR, Korfu, Dassia; 2011-09-06 10:52:20
    Image number: 5028

    GR, Korfu, Dassia
    2011-09-06 10:52:20

  • Carpocoris mediterraneus  4290
    Carpocoris mediterraneus Tamanini, 1959    Red Shieldbug 
    Carpocoris mediterraneus
    BG, Russalka; 2010-08-17 12:15:07
    Image number: 4290

    BG, Russalka
    2010-08-17 12:15:07


Classification:
Carpocoris mediterraneus belongs to the subfamily Pentatominae, tribe Carbocorini.

References, further reading, links:
  1. Roland Lupoli, François Dusoulier, Astrid Cruaud, Sandrine Cros-Arteil, Jean-Claude Streito: Morphological, biogeographical and molecular evidence of Carpocoris mediterraneus as a valid species (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae). Zootaxa (Print: 1175-5326 Online: 1175-5334 Online: ISSN 1175-5334 Print: ISSN 1175-5326 ), 3609, 4, 392-410 pp., 31 January 2013, DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.3609.4.2
  2. Roland Lupoli: Identification des larves du genre Carpocoris en France incluant l’espèce valide Carpocoris mediterraneus Tamanini, 1958 (Hemiptera Pentatomidae), L’Entomologiste, tome 70, n° 1, 51 - 55
  3. Jordi Ribes, Dmitry A. Gapon & Santiago Pagola-Carte: On some species of Carpocoris Kolenati, 1846: new synonymies (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae: Pentatominae), Mainzer naturwiss. Archiv / Beiheft 31, S. 187-198, Mainz 2007