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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: Cimicomorpha
Superfamilia: Cimicoidea

Familia: Nabidae
Subfamilia: Prostemmatinae
Tribus (2): Phorticini - Prostemmatini
Overview of genera (5)



Prostemmatinae is a subfamily of damsel bugs in the family Nabidae.

In America, there are at least 13 described species in Prostemmatinae.[1][2]


There are two tribes:

Phorticus Stål, 1860
Rhamphocoris Kirkaldy, 1901


Alloeorhynchus Fieber, 1860
Pagasa Stål, 1862
Prostemma Laporte, 1832


"Prostemmatinae Subfamily Information". Retrieved 27 January 2018.

"Prostemmatinae Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 27 January 2018.

Thomas J. Henry, Richard C. Froeschner. (1988). Catalog of the Heteroptera, True Bugs of Canada and the Continental United States. Brill Academic Publishers.

Further reading

Ross H. Arnett (30 July 2000). American Insects: A Handbook of the Insects of America North of Mexico. CRC Press. ISBN 978-0-8493-0212-1.

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