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Genus Corimelaena

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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
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Syns: Eucoria, Allocoris; Cormelaena (misspelling) in (1)
Explanation of Names
Corimelaena White 1839
Numbers
20 spp. (in 3 subgenera) in our area (1)
Size
2-5 mm
Identification
in most species corium pale along the edge
Range
Widespread
Habitat
on wide variety of plants