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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: Coreoidea

Familia: Coreidae
Subfamilia: Meropachyinae
Tribus: Merocorini - Meropachyini - Spathophorini

Meropachyinae Stål, 1868

Vernacular names

Meropachydinae Stål, 1868


Meropachyinae is a subfamily of leaf-footed bugs in the family Coreidae. There are at least 50 described species in Meropachyinae, recorded from the Americas.[1][2]

Meropachyinae has been commonly spelled "Meropachydinae" in the past, but "Meropachyinae" is now considered correct.[3]

These 27 genera belong to the subfamily Meropachyinae:

Acocopus Stål, 1864
Alcocerniella Brailovsky, 1999
Allopeza Bergroth, 1912
Badilloniella Brailovsky & Barrera, 2001
Diariptus Stål, 1860
Egerniella Brailovsky, 2000
Esparzaniella Brailovsky & Barrera, 2001
Flavius Stål, 1862
Gracchus Stål, 1862
Himellastella Brailovsky & Barrera, 1998
Hirilcus Stål, 1862
Juaristiella Brailovsky, 1999
Larraldiella Brailovsky, 1999
Lycambes Stål, 1862
Marichisme Kirkaldy, 1904
Merocoris Perty, 1833
Meropachys Burmeister, 1835
Meropalionellus Brailovsky, 2009
Paralycambes Kormilev, 1954
Peranthus Stål, 1868
Possaniella Brailovsky, 1999
Romoniella Brailovsky & Barrera, 2001
Salamancaniella Brailovsky & Luna, 2000
Serranoniella Brailovsky & Barrera, 2001
Soteloniella Brailovsky, 1999
Spathophora Amyot & Serville, 1843
Zettelniella Brailovsky, 2009


"Meropachyinae Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2019-04-01.
"Meropachyinae Subfamily Information". Retrieved 2019-04-01.

Webb, Nick; Eades, David C. (2018). "Coreoidea species file online, Version 5.0". Retrieved 2019-04-01.

Further reading

Packauskas, Richard (2010). Catalog of the Coreidae, or Leaf-Footed Bugs, of the New World. Fort Hays Studies Series. Vol. 71. ISBN 978-0-615-23109-9.
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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