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Superfamily Coreoidea - Leatherbugs

Broad-headed bug - Stachyocnemus apicalis Broad-Headed Bug - Hyalymenus Plant Bug - Protenor belfragei BG2913 E4942 - Stenocoris Western Conifer Seed Bug - Leptoglossus occidentalis Chelinidea vittiger? - Chelinidea vittiger - female Coreid - Merocoris distinctus BG3074 E8971 - Jadera haematoloma True Bug - Harmostes
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 Coreoidea (Leatherbugs)
Numbers
>150 spp. in 54 genera of 3 families in our area(1); ca. 2,300 spp. in >300 genera of 5 families worldwide(2) (two small families with <20 spp. between them are not represented in the New World)(3)
Identification
Rostrum with 4 segments. Tarsi with 3 segments. Ocelli present. Hemelytral membrane with numerous, often connected veins. Antennae inserted high on head (4).
Range
worldwide(3)(2)
Food
all are plant feeders(1)(2)
Print References
(4)
Internet References
Coreoidea of Texas (Quinn 2017)