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Pentatomomorpha (an infraorder of bugs)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Infraorder)

ARADOIDEA (a superfamily of bugs) Superfamily 1 subtaxon  
ARADIDAE (flat bark bugs) Family 1 subtaxon  
Aradus depressus (Fabricius, 1794) (a flat bark bug)
Adult - dorsal view
COREOIDEA (a superfamily of bugs)
ALYDIDAE (ant bugs), eg: Alydus calcaratus (an ant bug) - Side view COREIDAE (squashbugs), eg: Gonocerus acuteangulatus (Box Bug) - Adult - dorsal view RHOPALIDAE (rhopalid bugs), eg: Corizus hyoscyami (a rhopalid bug) - Dorsal view - close-up
Superfamily 10 subtaxa 12 ident refs
LYGAEOIDEA (a superfamily of bugs)
BERYTIDAE (stiltbugs), eg: Metatropis rufescens (a stiltbug) - In situ - oblique LYGAEIDAE (seed bugs or ground bugs), eg: Ischnodemus sabuleti (European Cinchbug) - Dorsal views
Superfamily 19 subtaxa 3 ident refs
PENTATOMOIDEA (shieldbugs)
ACANTHOSOMATIDAE (a family of phytophagous shieldbugs), eg: Elasmostethus interstinctus (Birch Shieldbug) - Male - dorsal view CYDNIDAE (a family of shieldbugs), eg: Legnotus limbosus (a shieldbug) - Female - dorsal view PENTATOMIDAE (a family of shieldbugs), eg: Aelia acuminata (Bishop’S Mitre Shield-bug, Bishop's Mitre) - Male - dorsal view
Superfamily 20 subtaxa 20 ident refs
PYRRHOCOROIDEA (a superfamily of bugs) Superfamily 1 subtaxon  
Family 1 subtaxon 2 ident refs

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

British Bugs - an online identification guide to UK Hemiptera: British Bugs - an online identification guide to UK Hemiptera

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 17 general literature references to Pentatomomorpha (an infraorder of bugs)

Pentatomomorpha may also be covered by literature listed under:

(living things)
(insects and other 6-legged organisms)
(true insects)
(true bugs)

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 585 feeding and other relationships of Pentatomomorpha (an infraorder of bugs)

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