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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: Cimicomorpha
Superfamilia: Cimicoidea

Familia: Velocipedidae
Genus: Scotomedes
Species: S. alienus – S. ater – S. biguttulata – S. distanti – S. doesburgi – S. gedehensis – S. guangxiensis – S. lemoulti – S. maai – S. minor – S. polis – S. priscus – S. rudolfi – S. sumatrensis – S. thai – S. yunnanensis
Name

Scotomedes Stål, 1873

Type species: Scotomedes ater Stål, 1873: 114 by monotypy.
Synonyms

Velocipeda Bergroth, 1891
Godefridus Distant, 1904

References
Primary references

Stål 1873: K. svenska VetenskAkad. Handl., (N.F.) 11, no. 2, 111.

Additional references

van Doesburg, P.H. 2004. A taxonomic revision of the family Velocipedidae Bergroth, 1891 (Insecta: Heteroptera). Zoologische Verhandelingen 347: 5–100. Full article (PDF). Reference page.
Doesburg, P.H. van; Ishikawa, T. 2008: A new species of Scotomedes from Taiwan (Insecta: Heteroptera: Velocipedidae). Zoologische mededelingen, 82(25): 261–266. Abstract and full article (PDF)
Kment, P. & Šrámek, P. 2005. First record of the family Velocipedidae (Heteroptera: Cimicomorpha) from Nepal. Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 45: 17–18. PDF Reference page.
Wyniger, D. 2008: New records of Scotomedes alienus sikkimensis (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Velocipedidae) from Nepal. Acta Entomologica Musei Nationalis Pragae 48(2): 367–369. PDF Reference page.

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