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Genus Cnemodus

Bug ID - Cnemodus mavortius bug nymph - Cnemodus mavortius Cnemodus hirtipes Beetle sp.? - Cnemodus mavortius dirt-colored seed bug - Cnemodus mavortius Unidentified - Cnemodus mavortius dirt-colored seed bug nymph - Cnemodus mavortius Dirt-colored seed bug - Cnemodus mavortius
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
2 spp. in our area, 4 total(1)
Front lobe of pronotum elongated, anterior margin of pronotum with distinct collar(2); prominent spines on foretibiae:
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.