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Genus Chelinidea

Bugs Mating - Chelinidea vittiger Cactus Bug - Chelinidea canyona Unidentified Assassin/Squash Bug - Chelinidea vittiger Cactus coreid ? - Chelinidea vittiger Cactus Coreid, Chelinidea vittiger? - Chelinidea vittiger Chelinidea tabulata (Burmeister) - Chelinidea tabulata Chelinidea tabulata Female, Chelinidea vittiger? - Chelinidea vittiger - female
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)
see (2)(3)
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)