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Genus Corythucha

144233 Tingidae LACE BUG - Corythucha immaculata lace bug - Corythucha marmorata lace bug - Corythucha morrilli Lace Bug - Corythucha montivaga Lace Bug - Corythucha Lace Bug - Corythucha marmorata Lace Bug - Corythucha Corythucha sp. - Corythucha
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 Cimicomorpha
Superfamily Miroidea
Family Tingidae (Lace Bugs)
Subfamily Tinginae
Tribe Tingini
Genus Corythucha
Explanation of Names
Corythucha Stål 1873
Numbers
with ~50 spp., the largest lace bug genus in our area(1); 70 spp. total(2)
Identification
excellent habitus photos of 25 spp.(3), including several not yet in the guide (bulbosa, gossypii, hewitti, padi)
an out-of-date key to spp. in (4) --at least a dozen spp. added subsequently
Range
New World(2) (some Nearctic spp. spread to Europe and other parts of the world)
Food
Leaf feeders, most species have restricted food preferences.
Remarks
Some are considered pests