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Genus Corimelaena

Cydnidae? 01 - Corimelaena Negro Bug - Corimelaena pulicaria Corimelaena Tiny black bug? - Corimelaena pulicaria Ebony Bug - Corimelaena Black Beetle - Corimelaena lateralis Corimelaena species? - Corimelaena Corimelaena
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
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Syns: Eucoria, Allocoris; Cormelaena (misspelling) in (1)
Explanation of Names
Corimelaena White 1839
20 spp. (in 3 subgenera) in our area (1)
2-5 mm
in most species corium pale along the edge
on wide variety of plants