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Dycoderus picturatus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hemiptera
Superfamily: Lygaeoidea
Family: Oxycarenidae
Stål, 1862

Oxycarenidae is a family of true bugs in the order Hemiptera. There are at least 20 genera and 140 described species in Oxycarenidae.[1][2][3][4][5]

Metopoplax ditomoides


These 27 genera belong to the family Oxycarenidae:

Data sources: i = ITIS,[1] c = Catalogue of Life,[2] g = GBIF,[3] b = Bugguide.net[4]


  1. ^ a b "Oxycarenidae Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2018-04-05.
  2. ^ a b "Browse Oxycarenidae". Catalogue of Life. Retrieved 2018-04-05.
  3. ^ a b "Oxycarenidae". GBIF. Retrieved 2018-04-05.
  4. ^ a b "Oxycarenidae Family Information". BugGuide.net. Retrieved 2018-04-05.
  5. ^ "Oxycarenidae Overview". Encyclopedia of Life. Retrieved 2018-04-05.

Further reading[edit]

  • Arnett, Ross H. Jr. (2000). American Insects: A Handbook of the Insects of America North of Mexico (2nd ed.). CRC Press. ISBN 0-8493-0212-9.
  • Bantock, T.; Botting, J. (2013). "British Bugs, an online identification guide to UK Hemiptera". Retrieved 2018-04-05.
  • Blatchley, W.S. (1926). Heteroptera, or true bugs of eastern North America, with especial reference to the faunas of Indiana and Florida. Nature Publishing. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.6871.
  • Borror, Donald J.; Peterson, Roger Tory; White, Richard E. (1998). A Field Guide to Insects. Houghton Mifflin. ISBN 978-0395911709.
  • Gillott, Cedric (1980). Entomology. Plenum Press. ISBN 0-306-40366-8.
  • Henry, Thomas J. (1997). "Phylogenetic Analysis of Family Groups within the Infraorder Pentatomomorpha (Hemiptera: Heteroptera), with Emphasis on the Lygaeoidea". Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 90 (3): 275–301. ISSN 0013-8746.
  • Henry, T.J. (2009). "Biodiversity of the Heteroptera". In: Foottit R.G., Adler P.H., eds. Insect biodiversity: Science and society. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell: 223-263.
  • Henry, Thomas J. (2009). Foottit, Robert G.; Adler, Peter H. (eds.). Chapter 10. Biodiversity of Heteroptera. Insect Biodiversity: Science and Society. Blackwell Publishing (Wiley-Blackwell). pp. 223–263. ISBN 9781405151429.
  • Henry, Thomas J.; Froeschner, Richard C., eds. (1988). Catalog of the Heteroptera, or True Bugs, of Canada and the Continental United States. E. J. Brill. ISBN 0-916846-44-X.
  • Kellogg, Vernon L. (1905). American insects. H. Holt.
  • Majka, C. (2009). "Thomas L. Casey and Rhode Island". ZooKeys. 22. doi:10.3897/zookeys.22.93.
  • Misof, B.; Liu, S.; Meusemann, K.; Peters, R.S.; et al. (2014). "Phylogenomics resolves the timing and pattern of insect evolution". Science. 346 (6210): 763. doi:10.1126/science.1257570.
  • Walker, Francis (1871). Catalogue of the Specimens of Hemiptera Heteroptera in the Collection of the British Museum, pt. IV. British Museum. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.9254.

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