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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: Pentatomomorpha
Superfamilia: Pentatomoidea

Familia: Pentatomidae
Subfamilia: Pentatominae
Tribus: Nezarini
Genus: Acrosternum
Species: A. apicale – A. arabicum – A. breviceps – A. curticeps – A. gramineum – A. heegeri – A. insularum – A. malickyi – A. miliaris – A. millieri – A. nigeriensis – A. prunasis – A. pusniensis – A. rubescens

Acrosternum Fieber, 1860

Type species: Acrosternum heegeri Fieber, 1861 [By subsequent monotypy]

Primary references

Fieber, F.X. 1860. Die europäischen Hemiptera. Halbflüger. (Rhynchota Heteroptera). 444 pp. Carl Gerold's Sohn (Wien). DOI: 10.5962/bhl.title.15204 BHL Reference page. [p. 79]
Wagner, E. 1961. Acrosternum nigeriense n. sp., espèce nouvelle de l'Afrique noire [Het. Pentatomidae]. Bull. Soc. entomol. France 66(7–8): 211–212. [In French]. Online. Reference page.

Additional references

Károlyi, B. & Rédei, D. 2017. Acrosternum heegeri Fieber, 1861 (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Pentatomidae), another Mediterranean bug expanding to the north. Zootaxa 4347(2): 392–400. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4347.2.13. Reference page.
Linnavuori, R.E., Al-Safadi, M.M. 1993. Acrosternum Fieber (Heteroptera, Pentatomidae) in the Arabian Peninsula. Entomologica Fennica 4(4): 235–239. DOI: 10.33338/ef.83776 Reference page.
Rider, D.A. 2006. Family Pentatomidae. p. 233–403, In: Aukema, A. & Rieger, C. (eds). Catalogue of the Heteroptera of the Palaearctic Region, vol 5. The Netherlands Entomological Society, Amsterdam. ResearchGate Open access PDF. Reference page.


Zicha, Ondřej et al. Acrosternum Fieber, 1860 – Taxon details on Biological Library (BioLib).
Acrosternum – Taxon details on Encyclopedia of Life (EOL).
Acrosternum Fieber, 1860 – Taxon details on Fauna Europaea.
Global Biodiversity Information Facility. 2019. GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset. Taxon: Acrosternum.
Acrosternum – Taxon details on Interim Register of Marine and Non-marine Genera (IRMNG).
Acrosternum – Taxon details on National Center for Biotechnology Information (NCBI).
Nomenclator Zoologicus
Pentatomoidea Classification accessed on 15/01/2020

Acrosternum is a genus of stink bugs in the family Pentatomidae. There are more than 20 described species in Acrosternum.[1][2]


These 23 species belong to the genus Acrosternum:

Acrosternum arabicum Wagner, 1959
Acrosternum aseadum Rolston
Acrosternum bellum Rolston
Acrosternum brasicola Rolston
Acrosternum breviceps Jakovlev, 1889
Acrosternum callosum Rolston
Acrosternum collis Rolston
Acrosternum cubensis Rider
Acrosternum ecuadorensis Rolston
Acrosternum elegans Bruner & Barber
Acrosternum froeschneri Rolston
Acrosternum gramineum
Acrosternum heegeri Fieber, 1861
Acrosternum hilare (Say, 1832)
Acrosternum malickyi Josifov & Heiss, 1989
Acrosternum marginatum (Palisot, 1811)
Acrosternum miliare Klug, 1845
Acrosternum millierei (Mulsant & Rey, 1866)
Acrosternum pensylvanicum (Gmelin, 1790)
Acrosternum rubescens (Noualhier, 1893)
Acrosternum solitum Rider & Rolston
Acrosternum triangulum Rider & Rolston
Acrosternum wygodzinskyi Rolston


"Acrosternum Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2019-12-25.

"Acrosternum". GBIF. Retrieved 2019-12-25.

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.

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