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Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
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: Thaumastocoroidea

Familia: Thaumastocoridae
Subfamiliae (3): Thaicorinae - Thaumastocorinae - Xylastodorinae
Overview of genera (9)

Baclozygum – Discocoris – Onymocoris – Proxylastodoris – Thaicoris – Thaumastocoris – Wechina – Xylastodoris – †Paleodoris

Thaumastocoridae Kirkaldy, 1908

Cassis, G.; Schuh, R.T. 2010: Systematic methods, fossils, and relationships within Heteroptera (Insecta). Cladistics, 26(3): 262–280. DOI: 10.1111/j.1096-0031.2009.00283.x
Cassis, G.; Schuh, R.T.; Brailovsky, H. 1999: A review of Onymocoris (Heteroptera: Thaumastocoridae), with a new species, and notes on hosts and distributions of other thaumastocorid species. Acta Societatis Zoologicae Bohemicae 63(1-2): 19–36. Abstract and full article (PDF) Reference page.
Drake, C.J., Slater, J.A. 1957. The phylogeny and systematics of the family Thaumastocoridae (Hemiptera: Heteroptera). Annals of the Entomological Society of America, 5(4): 353–370. ingentaconnect [Not seen] Reference page.
Doesburg, P.H. van; Cassis, G.; Monteith, G.B. 2010: Discovery of a living fossil: a new xylastodorine species from New Caledonia (Heteroptera: Thaumastocoridae) and first record of the subfamily from the eastern Hemisphere. Zoologische mededelingen, 84(6): 93–115.
Nel, A.; Waller, A.; De Ploëg, G. 2004: The oldest palm bug in the Lowermost Eocene amber of the Paris Basin (Heteroptera: Cimicomorpha: Thaumastocoridae). Geologica acta, 2: 51–55. PDF

Thaumastocoridae is a family of true bugs in the order Hemiptera. There are about 9 genera and more than 20 described species in the family Thaumastocoridae.[1][2][3]

These nine genera belong to the family Thaumastocoridae:

Baclozygum Bergroth, 1909
Discocoris Kormilev, 1955
Onymocoris Drake & Slater, 1957
Proxylastodoris Heiss & Popov, 2002
Thaumastocoris Kirkaldy, 1908
Xylastodoris Barber, 1920
† Paleodoris Poinar & Santiago-Blay, 1997 Dominican amber, Miocene
† Protodoris Nel, Waller & De Ploëg, 2004 Oise amber, France, Ypresian
†Proxylastodoris Heiss and Popov, 2002 Baltic amber, Eocene
† Thaumastotingis Heiss & Golub, 2015 Baltic amber, Eocene


"Thaumastocoridae Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2019-06-14.
"Thaumastocoridae". GBIF. Retrieved 2019-06-14.

"Family Thaumastocoridae information". Retrieved 2019-06-14.

Further reading

Péricart, J.; Golub, V. B. (1996). Aukema, Berend; Rieger, Christian (eds.). Catalogue of the Heteroptera of the Palaearctic Region, Vol. 2: Cimicomorpha I. The Netherlands Entomological Society. ISBN 978-90-71912-15-3.
Schuh, Randall T.; Weirauch, Christiane; Wheeler, Ward C. (2009). "Phylogenetic relationships within the Cimicomorpha (Hemiptera: Heteroptera): a total-evidence analysis". Systematic Entomology. 34 (1): 15–48. CiteSeerX doi:10.1111/j.1365-3113.2008.00436.x.
Schuh, Randall T.; S̆tys, Pavel (1991). "Phylogenetic Analysis of Cimicomorphan Family Relationships (Heteroptera)". Journal of the New York Entomological Society. 99 (3): 298–350. JSTOR 25009911.
Bantock, T.; Botting, J. (2013). "British Bugs, an online identification guide to UK Hemiptera". Retrieved 2019-07-02.

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