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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: Tingoidea

Familia: Tingidae
Subfamilia: Tinginae
Tribus: Tingini
Genus: Acalypta
Species: A. acutangula – A. anatolica – A. barberi – A. brunnea – A. carinata – A. carpathica – A. cooleyi – A. costata – A. detrita – A. duryi – A. elegans – A. elinoides – A. emarginata – A. finitima – A. formosana – A. gracilis – A. hellenica – A. heteropepla – A. hirashimai – A. hoberlandti – A. irregularis – A. laurae – A. lillianis – A. marginata – A. miyamotoi – A. mniophila – A. mongolica – A. montana – A. musci – A. nepalensis – A. nigrina – A. nigrinervis – A. nyctalis – A. pallidicoronata – A. parvula – A. platycheila – A. pulchra – A. ruhoffae – A. samara – A. saundersi – A. sauteri – A. sejuncta – A. sibirica – A. sordida – A. spinifrousa – A. subtilis – A. susanae – A. suturalis – A. swatensis – A. thomsonii – A. tomokunii – A. tsurugisana – A. uniseriata – A. vanduzeei – A. vandykei – A. visolensis – A. viti

Acalypta Westwood, 1840

Originnal reference

Thomas J. Henry & Harry Brailovsky. (2018) A New Species of the Lace Bug Genus Acalypta (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Tingidae) from Guatemala, and a Spectacular New Related Genus and New Species from Mexico. Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 120(3):533-542 DOI:
Souma, Jun. (2019) A new species and a new record of the genus Acalypta (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Tingidae) from Japan. Zootaxa 4609 (1), pp. 178-184: 179


Acalypta is a genus of lace bugs in the family Tingidae.[1][2][3][4] This genus is closely related to Dictyonota, Kalama and Derephysia:[5] in the tribe Tingini.[6]

Acalypta acutangula (Jakovlev, 1880)
Acalypta anatolica Josifov, 1967
Acalypta barberi Drake, 1934
Acalypta brunnea (Germar, 1836)
Acalypta carinata (Panzer, 1806)
Acalypta carpathica Horváth, 1905
Acalypta cooleyi Drake, 1917 (Cooley's tingid)
Acalypta costata Zheng in Zheng and Liu, 1992
Acalypta detrita Péricart, 1992
Acalypta duryi Drake, 1930
Acalypta elegans Horvath, 1906
Acalypta elinoides (Jakovlev, 1893)
Acalypta finitima (Puton, 1884)
Acalypta formosana Tomokuni, 1992
Acalypta gracilis (Fieber, 1844)
Acalypta hellenica Reuter, 1888
Acalypta heteropepla Horváth, 1907
Acalypta hirashimai Takeya, 1962
Acalypta hoberlandti Roubal, 1958
Acalypta irregularis Péricart, 1981
Acalypta laurae Froeschner, 1991
Acalypta lillianis Torre-bueno, 1916
Acalypta lorae Froeschner, 1991
Acalypta marginata (Wolff, 1804)
Acalypta miyamotoi Takeya, 1962
Acalypta mniophila Drake and Ruhoff, 1959
Acalypta mongolica Golub, 1973
Acalypta montana Hoberlandt, 1944
Acalypta musci (Schrank, 1781)
Acalypta nepalensis Péricart, 1985
Acalypta nigrina (Fallén, 1807)
Acalypta nigrinervis Stål, 1874
Acalypta nyctalis Drake, 1928
Acalypta parvula (Fallén, 1807)
Acalypta platycheila (Fieber, 1844)
Acalypta pulchra Stusák, 1961
Acalypta ruhoffae Froeschner, 1976
Acalypta samara (Puton, 1887)
Acalypta saundersi (Downes, 1927)
Acalypta sauteri Drake, 1942
Acalypta sejuncta Horváth, 1905
Acalypta sibirica Jakovlev, 1903
Acalypta sordida (Jakovlev, 1893)
Acalypta spinifrousa Jing, 1980
Acalypta subtilis (Reuter, 1882)
Acalypta susanae Allen, Carlton and Tedder, 1988
Acalypta suturalis (Puton, 1879)
Acalypta swatensis Péricart, 1985
Acalypta thomsonii Stål, 1873
Acalypta tomokunii Péricart, 2000
Acalypta tsurugisana Tomokuni, 1972
Acalypta uniseriata (Puton, 1879)
Acalypta vanduzeei Drake, 1928
Acalypta vandykei Drake, 1928
Acalypta visolensis Péricart, 1976
Acalypta viti Péricart, 1992


"Acalypta Genus Information". Retrieved 2018-03-02.
"Acalypta Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2018-03-02.
"Acalypta Overview". Encyclopedia of Life. Retrieved 2018-03-02.
"Browse Acalypta". Catalogue of Life. Retrieved 2018-03-02.
Golub, V.B.; Golub, N.V. (2019). "On the status of the genera complex Acalypta, Dictyonota, Kalama and Derephysia (Heteroptera: Tingidae: Tinginae) having common morphological and karyological features". Zoosystematica Rossica. 28 (2): 228–237. doi:10.31610/zsr/2019.28.2.228. ISSN 2410-0226. genus Acalypta Westwood, 1840 (retrieved 8 November 2021)

Further reading

Arnett, Ross H. Jr. (2000). American Insects: A Handbook of the Insects of America North of Mexico. Vol. 2nd Edition. CRC Press. ISBN 0-8493-0212-9.
Aukema, Berend; Rieger, Christian, eds. (1997). Catalogue of the Heteroptera of the Palaearctic Region, vol. 2: Cimicomorpha 1. The Netherlands Entomological Society. doi:10.1093/aesa/90.6.866. ISBN 90-71912-15-9.
Blatchley, W.S. (1926). Heteroptera of Eastern North America. Nature Publishing.
Drake, Carl J.; Ruhoff, Florence A. (1965). "Lacebugs of the World: A Catalog (Hemiptera: Tingidae)". United States National Museum Bulletin. Smithsonian Institution. no. 243.
Froeschner, Richard C. (1995). "Review of the New World lace bug genera Acanthocheila Stål and Carvalhotingis new genus (Heteroptera: Tingidae)". Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 97 (2): 331–339. ISSN 0013-8797.
Guilbert, Eric; Damgaard, Jakob; D'Haese, Cyrille A. (2014). "Phylogeny of the lacebugs (Insecta: Heteroptera: Tingidae) using morphological and molecular data". Systematic Entomology. 39 (3): 431–441. ISSN 1365-3113.
Henry, Thomas J.; Froeschner, Richard C. (1992). "Corrections and additions to the Catalog of the Heteroptera, or True Bugs, of Canada and the Continental United States". Proceedings of the Entomological Society of Washington. 94 (2): 263–272. ISSN 0013-8797.
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.
Schuh, Randall T.; Cassis, Gerasimos; Guilbert, Eric (2006). "Description of the first recent macropterous species of Vianaidinae (Heteroptera: Tingidae) with comments on the phylogenetic relationships of the family within the Cimicomorpha". Journal of the New York Entomological Society. 114 (1–2): 38–53. ISSN 0028-7199.
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. ISSN 1365-3113.
Walker, Francis (1871). Catalogue of the Specimens of Hemiptera Heteroptera in the Collection of the British Museum, pt. IV. British Museum.

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