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Family Ninidae

Bug - Cymoninus notabilis Lygaeoid - Cymoninus notabilis ventral - Cymoninus notabilis Seed Bug? - Cymoninus notabilis Cymoninus notabilis Cymoninus sp.? - Cymoninus Cymoninus notabilis Hemipteran - Cymoninus notabilis
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 Ninidae
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
formerly treated under Lygaeidae
Explanation of Names
Ninidae Barber 1956
Numbers
a single species in our area, 14 spp. in 5 genera total(1)
Size
3-4 mm(2)
Range
scattered in warmer areas around the globe
Food
seed-eaters, primarily on Cyperaceae and Juncaceae(2)