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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: Lygaeoidea

Familia: Artheneidae
Subfamiliae (4): Artheneinae - Dilompinae - Nothochrominae - ?Polychisminae
Overview of genera (8)

ArtheneideaArtheneis – Chilacis – Dilompus – Holcocranum – Nothochromus – ?Polychisme – Teutates

[source: Catalogue of Life: 2011 Annual Checklist, plus (4) Artheneidea – Dilompus – ?Polychisme – Teutates

Grozeva, S.M.; Kuznetsova, V.G. 1989: Karyotypes and some structural properties of the reproductive system of bugs of the subfamily Artheneinae (Heteroptera, Pentatomomorpha, Lygaeidae). Entomologicheskoe obozrenie, 68: 700–709. [not seen]
Slater, J.A.; Brailovsky, H. 1986: The first occurrence of the subfamily Artheneinae in the Western Hemisphere with the description of a new tribe (Hemiptera: Lygaeidae). Journal of the New York Entomological Society, 94(3): 409–415. JSTOR

Artheneidae is a family of true bugs in the order Hemiptera. It was formerly included in Lygaeidae.[1] There are about 7 genera and at least 20 described species in Artheneidae.[2][3][4]


These seven genera belong to the family Artheneidae:[4]

Artheneidea Kiritshenko, 1913
Artheneis Spinola, 1837
Chilacis Fieber, 1864
Dilompus Scudder, 1957
Holcocranum Fieber, 1860
Nothochromus Slater, Woodward & Sweet, 1962
Teutates Distant, 1909


Henry, Thomas J. (1997). "Phylogenetic Analysis of Family Groups within the Infraorder Pentatomomorpha (Hemiptera: Heteroptera), with Emphasis on the Lygaeoidea". Annals of the Entomological Society of America. 90 (3): 275–301. doi:10.1093/aesa/90.3.275.
"Artheneidae". GBIF. Retrieved 2019-06-12.
"Family Artheneidae information". Retrieved 2019-06-12.

Dellapé, Pablo M.; Henry, Thomas J. (2019). "family Artheneidae Stål, 1872". Lygaeoidea Species File. Retrieved 2019-06-12.

Further reading

Bantock, T.; Botting, J. (2013). "British Bugs, an online identification guide to UK Hemiptera". Retrieved 2019-07-02.

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