Identification Key to the Genera of the Tribe Gonocerini (Insecta: Hemiptera: Coreidae)

  • Emma Elizabeth Matzinger University of Florida
  • Michael Forthman University of Florida
Keywords: Coreidae, taxonomic key, Gonocerini


Gonocerini is a tribe within the large and widely distributed family of insects, Coreidae Leach, 1815. The Gonocerini, as well as many other tribes of Coreidae, lack complete identification keys and existing partial keys are outdated. Here, we use taxonomic descriptions, type images, and distribution data to create a dichotomous key to all 11 genera of Gonocerini based primarily on morphological characteristics.

Author Biographies

Emma Elizabeth Matzinger, University of Florida
Entomology and Nematology; student
Michael Forthman, University of Florida
Entomology and Nematology, Postdoctorate


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