Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Subclassis: Pterygota
Divisio: Neoptera
Subdivisio: Paraneoptera
Superordo: Condylognatha
Ordo: Hemiptera
Subordo: Heteroptera
Infraordo: Pentatomomorpha
Superfamilia: Pentatomoidea
Familia: Acanthosomatidae
Subfamiliae: Acanthosomatinae - Blaudusinae - Ditomotarsinae


Acanthosomatidae Signoret, 1863


* Larivière, M.-C. 1995: Cydnidae, Acanthosomatidae, and Pentatomidae (Insecta: Heteroptera): systematics, geographical distribution, and bioecology. Fauna of New Zealand, 35.

Vernacular names
日本語: ツノカメムシ科
Nederlands: Schildwantsen
Suomi: Lehväluteet


Acanthosomatidae is a family of Hemiptera, commonly named “shield bugs,” for which Kumar in his World revision recognizes 47 genera; now this number is 54 genera, with about 200 species, and is one of the least diversified families within Pentatomoidea.[1]


* Acanthosoma Curtis, 1824
o Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale (Hawthorn shield bug)
* Cyphostethus Fieber, 1860
o Cyphostethus tristriatus (Juniper shield bug)
* Elasmosthethus Fieber, 1860
o Elasmostethus interstinctus (Birch shield bug)
o Elasmostethus minor
* Elasmucha Stål, 1864
o Elasmucha ferrugata
o Elasmucha fieberi
o Elasmucha grisea (Parent bug)
* Eupolemus
* ...


1. ^ Faúndez, E. I. 2009. Contribution to the knowledge of the genus Acrophyma Bergroth, 1917 (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Acanthosomatidae). Zootaxa. 2137: 57-65

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