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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: Oxycarenidae
Genera: AnomalopteraAuchenodesBarberocorisBethylimorphusBianchiellaBogdianaBrachyplaxBycanistellusCamptotelusCrophiusDycoderusJakowleffiaLeptodemusMacroplax – Macropternella – Mayana – Metopoplax – Microplax – Neaplax – Neocamptotelus – Neocrophius – Notocoderus – Oxycarenus – Philomyrmex – †Procrophius – Tropidophlebia – Urvaschia

Oxycarenidae Stål, 1862



Original reference

Henry, T.J.; Dellapé, P.M. 2009: A new genus and species of Oxycarenidae (Hemiptera, Heteroptera, Lygaeoidea) from Argentina. ZooKeys, 25: 49–59. DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.25.244


Oxycarenidae – Taxon details on Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS).

Oxycarenidae is a family of true bugs in the order Hemiptera. There are more than 20 genera and 140 described species in Oxycarenidae.[1][2][3][4]
Oxycarenus modestus


These 27 genera belong to the family Oxycarenidae:

Anomaloptera Amyot & Serville, 1843
Auchenodes Horvath, 1891
Barberocoris Miller, 1956
Bethylimorphus Lindberg, 1953
Bianchiella Reuter, 1907
Bogdiana Kerzhner, 1964
Brachyplax Fieber, 1860
Bycanistellus Reuter, 1890
Camptotelus Fieber, 1860
Crophius Stal, 1874
Dycoderus Uhler, 1901
Jakowleffia Puton, 1875
Leptodemus Reuter, 1900
Macroplax Fieber, 1860
Macropternella Slater, 1957
Mayana Distant, 1893
Metopoplax Fieber, 1860
Microplax Fieber, 1860
Neaplax Slater, 1974
Neocamptotelus Hoberlandt, 1987
Neocrophius Henry & Dellapé, 2015
Notocoderus Henry & Dellapé, 2009
Oxycarenus Fieber, 1837
Philomyrmex Sahlberg, 1848
Tropidophlebia Kerzhner, 1964
Urvaschia Hopp, 1987
† Procrophius Scudder, 1890


"Oxycarenidae Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2019-06-19.
"Oxycarenidae". GBIF. Retrieved 2019-06-19.
"Family Oxycarenidae information". Retrieved 2019-06-19.

Dellapé, Pablo M.; Henry, Thomas J. (2019). "family Oxycarenidae Stål, 1862". Lygaeoidea Species File. Retrieved 2019-06-19.

Further reading

Bantock, T.; Botting, J. (2013). "British Bugs, an online identification guide to UK Hemiptera". Retrieved 2019-06-19.
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.

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