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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Paraneoptera
Superordo: Condylognatha
Ordo: Hemiptera
Subordo: Heteroptera
Infraordo: Pentatomomorpha
Superfamilia: Aradoidea

Familia: Aradidae
Subfamilia: Carventinae
Genus: Acaraptera
Species (4): A. dimorpha – A. minuta – A. myersi - A. waipouensis


Acaraptera Usinger & Matsuda, 1959

Authority for current placement: original (undisputed by all subsequent authorities)
Gender: [feminine]
Original status: valid genus
Type species: Acaraptera myersi Usinger & Matsuda, 1959 (fixation: original designation, see p. 148)

Primary references

Usinger, R.L. & Matsuda, R. 1959. Classification of the Aradidae (Hemiptera-Heteroptera). London: British Museum (Natural History). [Publication date: 'Issued January 1959', sourced from title page.] Reference page. [see p. 148]

Additional references

Larivière, M.-C. & Larochelle, A. 2006. An overview of flat bug genera (Hemiptera, Aradidae) from New Zealand, with considerations on faunal diversification and affinities. Denisia 19: 181–214. Full article (PDF). Reference page.


Acaraptera – Taxon details on Nomenclator Zoologicus (NZ).

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