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Genus Corimelaena

Negro Bug (Thyreocoridae) - Corimelaena Corimelaena lateralis? - Corimelaena lateralis Corimelaena obscura Small Black Bug with red or white edges - Corimelaena Thyreocorid on Collomia grandiflora - Corimelaena Corimelaena? - Corimelaena Corimelaena incognata (McAtee & Malloch) - Corimelaena incognita - male bugs - Corimelaena - male - 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 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