Subtaxon Example images Rank Subtaxa
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No of
ID refs
Adult and 3rd and 5th instar nymphs (Click to view)Dorsal view (Click to view)Male - dorsal view (Click to view)Adult - dorsal view - close-up (Click to view)
Family 4 illustrated subtaxa 5 ident. refs
Top view (Click to view)Female - dorsal view (Click to view)Dorsal view (Click to view)
Family 5 illustrated subtaxa 7 ident. refs
Female - dorsal view (Click to view)Male - dorsal view (Click to view)
Family 11 illustrated subtaxa 6 ident. refs
Family 1 illustrated subtaxa 3 ident. refs
Male - dorsal view (Click to view)
Genus 1 illustrated subtaxa
Taxonomic hierarchy:
SuperfamilyPENTATOMOIDEA (shieldbugs)
InfraorderPentatomomorpha (an infraorder of bugs)
SuborderHETEROPTERA (true bugs)
OrderHEMIPTERA (bugs)
Division Exopterygota (earwigs, grasshoppers, stoneflies, true bugs, and other insects with wings developing externally)
InfraclassNeoptera (bees, beetles, flies, grasshoppers, moths and other advanced insects)
SubclassPTERYGOTA (bees, beetles, dragonflies, flies, grasshoppers, moths and other winged insects)
ClassINSECTA (true insects)
SubphylumHEXAPODA (insects and other 6-legged organisms)
PhylumARTHROPODA (arthropods)
SuperphylumECDYSOZOA (skin shedders)
CladeBilateria (bilaterally symmetrical animals)
SubkingdomEUMETAZOA (metazoans)
KingdomANIMALIA (animals)
DomainEukaryota (eukaryotes)
LifeBIOTA (living things)

BioInfo ( has 30 general literature references relevant to PENTATOMOIDEA (shieldbugs)

PENTATOMOIDEA (shieldbugs) may also be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

BioInfoBioInfo ( has 195 host/parasite/foodplant and/or other relationships for PENTATOMOIDEA (shieldbugs)
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