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Family Corioxenidae

Strepsiptera - Triozocera - male Strepsiptera - Triozocera - male Strepsiptera - Triozocera - male Corioxenidae - male Corioxenidae sp. - male
Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Strepsiptera (Twisted-winged Insects)
Family Corioxenidae
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Author of the family: Kinzelbach (1970). See also Kinzelbach (1971) and Riek (1970).
Numbers
5 spp. in 3 genera in our area(1), 43 spp. in 13 genera worldwide(2)
Range
worldwide(3); in our area, e. NA west to AZ(1)
Food
hosts: various pentatomorph bugs (Pentatomoidea, Coreidae, Lygaeoidea)(4)
Print References
Kinzelbach R.K. (1970) Loania canadensis n. gen. n. sp. und die Untergliederung der Callipharixenidae (Insecta: Strepsiptera). Senckenbergiana Biologica 51: 99-107.
Kinzelbach R.K. (1971) Morphologische Befund an Fächerflüglern und ihre phylogenetische Bedeutung (Insecta: Strepsiptera). Zoologica 119: 256 pp.