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Species Corimelaena agrella

Negro Bug - Corimelaena agrella - female Negro Bug - Corimelaena agrella - female
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 Pentatomoidea
Family Thyreocoridae (Ebony Bugs)
Genus Corimelaena
Species agrella (Corimelaena agrella)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Corimelaena agrella McAtee, 1919
Size
3.5 to 4 mm (1)
Identification
White costal stripe with inner angulate margin; apex of corium acute. (1)
Range
Eastern USA

State/Province Records: (2)
CAN: none
USA: DC, IA, IL, KY, MD, TX
Habitat
Has been collected on wild chervil and downy flox in Illinois. Observed feeding on downy flox. (1)
Works Cited
1.The Pentatomoidea (Hemiptera) of Northeastern North America
J.E. McPherson. 1982. Southern Illinois University Press.
2.Catalog of the Heteroptera, or True Bugs of Canada and the Continental United States
Thomas J. Henry, Richard C. Froeschner. 1988. Brill Academic Publishers.