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Genus Cnemodus

Bug - Cnemodus mavortius Bug ID - Cnemodus mavortius Hemipteran - Cnemodus mavortius Cnemodus mavortius Cnemodus mavortius from Texas - Cnemodus mavortius Cnemodus mavortius? - Cnemodus mavortius nymph Hemiptera - Cnemodus mavortius Cnemodus mavortius? - Cnemodus mavortius
Classification
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 Pentatomomorpha
Superfamily Lygaeoidea
Family Rhyparochromidae (Dirt-colored Seed Bugs)
Subfamily Rhyparochrominae
Tribe Myodochini
Genus Cnemodus
Explanation of Names
Cnemodus Herrich-Schäffer 1850
Numbers
2 spp. in our area, 4 total(1)
Identification
Front lobe of pronotum elongated, anterior margin of pronotum with distinct collar(2); prominent spines on foretibiae:
Range
New World (2 additional spp. in S. America); in our area, C. mavortius is widespread in the east, C. hirtipes is endemic to FL(1)
Works Cited
1.The Lygaeidae of Florida (Hemiptera: Lygaeidae).
Slater & Baranowski. 1990. Florida Dept. of Ag. and Consumer Services, Gainesville. xv + 211 pp.
2.How to Know the True Bugs
Slater, James A., and Baranowski, Richard M. 1978. Wm. C. Brown Company.