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Genus Corythucha

What's this?  Very small transparent bug - Corythucha ciliata Lace Bug - Lateral - Corythucha associata Unknown Lace Bug - Corythucha elegans Corythucha? - Corythucha Tingidae: Corythuca cydoniae? - Corythucha juglandis IMG_1133 - Corythucha Corythucha hispida - Corythucha spinosa Western sycamore lacebug - Corythucha confraterna
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids and Allies)
Suborder Heteroptera (True Bugs)
Infraorder Cimicomorpha
Superfamily Miroidea
Family Tingidae (Lace Bugs)
Subfamily Tinginae
Tribe Tingini
Genus Corythucha
Explanation of Names
Corythucha Stål 1873
with ~50 spp., the largest lace bug genus in our area(1); 70 spp. total(2)
New World(2) (some Nearctic spp. spread to Europe and other parts of the world)
Leaf feeders, most species have restricted food preferences.
Some are considered pests
Internet References
U. States Bureau of Entomol. The Genus Corythucha Stal. E. H. Gibson (with list of food plants and key to species)