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Species Corimelaena obscura

Corimelaena obscura Corimelaena obscura
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 Pentatomoidea
Family Thyreocoridae (Ebony Bugs)
Genus Corimelaena
Species obscura (Corimelaena obscura)
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Corimelaena obscura McPherson and Sailer, 1978
Identification
Similar to C. lateralis, but the white corial stripe is obscured, especially in the middle third; sometimes with just apex white. (1)
Range
e US(1)
Print References
Bundy, C.S. and J.E. McPherson. 1997. Life history and laboratory rearing of Corimelaena obscura (Heteroptera: Thyreocoridae) with descriptions of immature stages. Annals of the Entomological Society of America 90(1): 20-27.
Works Cited
1.The Pentatomoidea (Hemiptera) of Northeastern North America
J.E. McPherson. 1982. Southern Illinois University Press.