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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: Pentatomoidea

Familia: Acanthosomatidae
Subfamilia: Acanthosomatinae
Genus: Acanthosoma
Species: A. haemorrhoidale – A. ishiharai – ...

Acanthosoma Curtis, 1824

Primary references

Curtis 1824: Brit. Entom., 1, pl. 28.
Tsai, J-F. & Rédei, D. 2015. The identity of Acanthosoma vicinum, with proposal of a new genus and species level synonymy (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Acanthosomatidae). Zootaxa 3936(3): 375–386. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.3936.3.4. ResearchGate Open access Reference page.
Tsai, J-F. & Rédei, D. 2015: Redefinition of Acanthosoma and taxonomic corrections to its included species (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Acanthosomatidae). Zootaxa 3950(1): 1–60. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.3950.1.1. Preview (PDF) ISBN 978-1-77557-681-5 (paperback) ISBN 978-1-77557-682-2 (Online edition) Reference page.

Acanthosoma is a genus of shield bugs in the family Acanthosomatidae, found in Europe, Asia, and Oceania. There more than 20 described species in Acanthosoma.[1][2]

These species belong to the genus Acanthosoma:

Acanthosoma alaticorne Walker, 1868
Acanthosoma crassicaudum Jakovlev, 1880
Acanthosoma denticaudum Jakovlev, 1880
Acanthosoma fallax
Acanthosoma firmatum (Walker, 1868)
Acanthosoma forfex
Acanthosoma forficula Jakovlev, 1880
Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale (Linnaeus, 1758) (Hawthorn Shieldbug)
Acanthosoma hampsoni (Distant, 1900)
Acanthosoma labiduroides Jakovlev, 1880
Acanthosoma murreanum (Distant, 1900)
Acanthosoma nigricorne Walker, 1868
Acanthosoma nigrodorsum
Acanthosoma rufescens Dallas, 1851
Acanthosoma rufispinum (Distant, 1887)
Acanthosoma sichuanense (Liu, 1980)
Acanthosoma spinicolle Jakovlev, 1880
Acanthosoma tauriforme (Distant, 1887)
† Acanthosoma debile Förster, 1891
† Acanthosoma joursacensis Piton, 1933
† Acanthosoma livida Heer, 1853
† Acanthosoma maculata Heer, 1853
† Acanthosoma morloti Heer, 1853


"Acanthosoma". GBIF. Retrieved 2020-03-20.

Tsai, J. F.; Rédei, D. (2015). "Redefinition of Acanthosoma and taxonomic corrections to its included species (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Acanthosomatidae)". Zootaxa. 3950. doi:10.11646/zootaxa.3950.1.1.

Further reading

Aukema, Berend; Rieger, Christian, eds. (2006). Catalogue of the Heteroptera of the Palaearctic Region, Vol. 5: Pentatomomorpha II. The Netherlands Entomological Society. ISBN 978-9071912283.
McPherson, J. E. (1982). The Pentatomoidea (Hemiptera) of Northeastern North America. Southern Illinois University Press. ISBN 978-0809310401.

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