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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: Phorticini
Genus: Rhamphocoris
Species: R. borneensis – R. dorothea – R. elegantulus – R. guizhouensis – R. hasegawai – R. humeralis – R. linnavuorii – R. monteithi – R. poppiusi – R. pulcher – R. reuteri – R. rubroniger – R. sejunctus – R. tenebrosus – R. tibialis

Rhamphocoris Kirkaldy, 1901
Authority for current placement:
undisputed by all subsequent authorities
Gender: [feminine]
Original status: valid genus
Type species: Rhamphocoris dorothea Kirkaldy, 1901
Fixation: monotypy


Primary references

Kirkaldy, G.W. 1901: Anmerkungen über bemerkenswerte Nabinen (Rhynchota). Wiener entomologische Zeitung, 20: 219–225. BHL [first availability, see p. 221]

Additional references

Cassis, G. 2016. Four new species, first Australian records and review of the Phorticine genus Rhamphocoris, and key to Genera and review of Australian Nabidae (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Nabidae). Entomologia Americana 122(1-2): 169–198. DOI: 10.1664/15-RA-057. Reference page.
Zhao, P., Mao, R-Q. & Cao, L-M. 2019. Two new and one little-known damsel bug of the subfamily Prostemmatinae Reuter (Hemiptera, Heteroptera, Nabidae) from China. Zookeys, 845: 139–152. DOI: 10.3897/zookeys.845.32893 Reference page.

Rhamphocoris[1] is an Asian and Australian genus of bugs in the family Nabidae, subfamily Prostemmatinae and tribe Phorticini.

1 Species
2 Note
3 References
4 External links


Known species include:[2]

Rhamphocoris borneensis (Schumacher, 1914)
Rhamphocoris dorothea Kirkaldy, 1901 - type species
Rhamphocoris elegantulus (Schumacher, 1914)
Rhamphocoris guizhouensis Zhao, Mao & Cao, 2019
Rhamphocoris hasegawai (Ishihara, 1943)
Rhamphocoris humeralis
Rhamphocoris linnavuorii Cassis, 2016
Rhamphocoris monteithi Cassis, 2016
Rhamphocoris poppiusi
Rhamphocoris pulcher (Reuter & Poppius, 1909)
Rhamphocoris reuteri
Rhamphocoris rubroniger Kerzhner, 1990
Rhamphocoris sejunctus Cassis, 2016
Rhamphocoris tenebrosus Cassis, 2016
Rhamphocoris tibialis Hsiao, 1981


This genus may be confused with the monotypic bird genus Ramphocoris containing Ramphocoris clotbey.

Kirkaldy (1901) Wien. Ent. Ztg., 20. genus Rhamphocoris Kirkaldy, 1901 (retrieved 9 May 2020)

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