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Genus Corythucha

Lace Bug - Corythucha pruni Lace Bug of some kind? - Corythucha incurvata Pack Tingidae 7.10.09 01 - Corythucha pergandei Morrill Lace Bugs - Corythucha morrilli ID sought for creekside lace bugs - Corythucha Tingidae - Corythucha species?? - Corythucha Lacebug - Corythucha Corythucha bellula from Nova Scotia - Corythucha bellula
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)
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an out-of-date key to spp.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
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