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Genus Chelinidea

long-headed bugs on cactus - Chelinidea vittiger Cactus Coreid Nymph on Opuntia - Chelinidea vittiger True Bug - Chelinidea vittiger beetle Cactus Beetle - Chelinidae vittiger? - Chelinidea vittiger Bug - Chelinidea vittiger cactus bug nymphs - Chelinidea vittiger Chelinidea tabulata immature plant bugs ? - Chelinidea
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 Coreoidea (Leatherbugs)
Family Coreidae (Leaf-footed Bugs)
Subfamily Coreinae
Tribe Chelinideini
Genus Chelinidea
Other Common Names
Cactus Bugs
Explanation of Names
Chelinidea Uhler 1863
4 spp. in our area(1), 5 total(2)
New World (US to Venezuela); in our area, C. vittiger transcontinental north to VA-NE-sw.Canada, the rest in sw. US(2); 3 spp. introduced to Australia(4)