Manangocorinae



Diagnosis and Specialized Morphology

The only species of Manangocorinae is characterized by:
1)
a short, globose head that barely projects anteriorly beyond the small compound eyes
2) long spine on the scutellum
3) forewing membrane with two cells
4) 2-segmented tarsi
5) absence of fossula spongiosa

 

Taxonomic History

This subfamily contains only one species described from Malaysia, Manangocoris horridus Miller. According to Schuh & Slater (1995), this taxon may not merit subfamily status. .

 

Natural History/Biology

Nothing is currently known of Manangocorinae life history.

 

References

Schuh, R.T., Slater, J.A. 1995. True Bugs of the World (Hemiptera: Heteroptera): Classification and Natural History. Comstock Pub. Associates, Ithaca. 336 pp.