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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: Cymidae
Subfamiliae: CyminaeOntiscinae
Genera incertae sedis: †Cephalocoris – †Procymus

Cymidae Baerensprung, 1860

Original reference

Baerensprung, F. 1860. Catalogus Hemipterorum Europae. Hemiptera Heteroptera Europaea systematice disposita. Berliner Entomologische Zeitschrift 4: appendix 1–25. BHL [see p. 10: "Trib. Cymides"]


ABRS 2014. Australian Faunal Directory. Family Cymidae. Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra. Viewed 11 October 2017.
Hamid, A. 1975: A systematic revision of the Cyminae (Heteroptera: Lygaeidae) of the world with a discussion of the morphology, biology, phylogeny and zoogeography. Occ. Publs Entomol. Soc. Nigeria, 14: 1–179.


Cymidae is a family of true bugs in the order Hemiptera. There are about 12 genera and at least 60 described species in Cymidae.[1][2][3][4]


These 12 genera belong to the family Cymidae:

Ashlockia Hamid, 1975
Cymocoris Popov, 1986
Cymodema Spinola, 1837
Cymus Hahn, 1833
Neocymodema Hamid, 1975
Neocymus Van Duzee, 1932
Nesocymus Kirkaldy, 1907
Ontiscus Stal, 1874
Pseudocymus Van Duzee, 1936
Sephora Kirkaldy, 1902
† Cephalocoris Heer, 1853
† Procymus Usinger, 1940


"Cymidae Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2019-06-12.
"Cymidae". GBIF. Retrieved 2019-06-12.
"Family Cymidae information". Retrieved 2019-06-12.

Dellapé, Pablo M.; Henry, Thomas J. (2021). "family Cymidae Baerensprung, 1860". Lygaeoidea Species File. Retrieved 2019-10-05.

Further reading

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

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