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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: Edessinae
Genera: Anisoedessa – Ascra – Brachystethus – Calcatedessa – Doesburgedessa – Edessa – Grammedessa – Graziaedessa – Lopadusa – Mediocampus – Neopharnus – Olbia – Pantochlora – Paraedessa – Peromatus – Pharnus – Plagaedessa – Platistocoris – Praepharnus – Pygoda

Edessinae Amyot & Audinet-Serville, 1843:155 [As Edessides]

Type genus: Edessa Fabricius, 1803

Turquoise Shield Bug (Edessa rufomarginata) (6782805881)

Edessa rufomarginata (Belize)

Primary references

Amyot, J.B. & Audinet-Serville, J.G. 1843. Histoire naturelle des insectes. Hémiptères. 657 pp. Librairie encyclopédique de Roret, Paris. BHL Reference page. [p. 155]

Additional references

Almeida, F. R. de A., Nunes, B.M. & Fernandes, J.A.M. 2018. A new genus and new species of Edessinae (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Pentatomidae). Zootaxa 4377(2): 254–268. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4377.2.6 Reference page.
Correia, A.O. & Fernandes, J.A.M. 2016. Grammedessa, a new genus of Edessinae (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Pentatomidae). Zootaxa 4107(4): 541–565. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4107.4.4. Reference page.
Fernandes, J.A.M., Nascimento, A.T.S. & Nunes, B.M. 2018. Revision of Pygoda Amyot & Seville, 1843 stat. rest. (Heteroptera, Pentatomidae, Edessinae) with description of four new species. Zootaxa 4461(2): 205–232. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4461.2.3 Paywall Reference page.
Rider, D.A., Schwertner, C.F., Davidová-Vilímová, J., Rédei, D., Kment, P. & Thomas, D.B. 2018. Higher systematics of the Pentatomoidea.. p. 25–204, In: McPherson, J.E. (ed). Invasive Stink Bugs and Related Species (Pentatomoidea): Biology, Higher Systematics, Semiochemistry, and Management. CRC Press. Taylor & Francis group. Boca Raton, FL. Reference page. [p. 59]
Santos, B.T.S. dos, Silva, V.J. da & Fernandes, J.A.M. 2015. Revision of Ascra with proposition of the bifida species group and description of two new species (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae: Edessinae). Zootaxa 4034(3): 445–470. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.4034.3.2. Preview (PDF) Reference page.


Zicha, Ondřej et al. Edessinae Amyot & Serville, 1843 – Taxon details on Biological Library (BioLib).
Classification of Pentatomoidea North Dakota State University.

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