Corimelaena

noun Cor·i·me·lae·na \ ˌkȯrəməˈlēnə \

Definition of Corimelaena

:a genus of small, oval, black bugs (family Thyreocoridae) that have an enlarged scutellum, superficially resemble a beetle, and include pests of agricultural and garden plants

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Origin and Etymology of corimelaena

New Latin, from cori- (from Greek koris bedbug) + melaena (from Greek melaina, feminine of melas black)


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