: a widely distributed genus of pentatomid bugs that are predators on phytophagous insects

Word History


New Latin, perhaps irregular from Greek (Aeolic) brochys short (akin to Greek brachys short) + Greek hymen-, hymēn membrane, insect wing

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“Brochymena.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 May. 2024.

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