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Superregnum: Eukaryota
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: Coleorrhyncha
Superfamilia: Peloridioidea

Familia: Peloridiidae
Genus: Xenophyes
Species (6): X. adelphus – X. cascus – X. goniomus – X. kinlochensis – X. metoponcus – X. rhachilophus

Xenophyes Bergroth, 1924
Authority for current placement: original
undisputed by all subsequent authorities
Original status: valid genus
Type species: Xenophyes cascus Bergroth, 1924
Fixation: monotypy

Primary references

Bergroth, E. 1924: A new genus of Peloridiidae (Hem.-Het.) from New Zealand. Entomologist's monthly magazine, 60: 178–181. Full article (PDF) on BUGZ Reference page.

selected references

Burckhardt, D.; Bochud, E.; Damgaard, J.; Gibbs, G.W.; Hartung, V.; Larivière, M.-C.; Wyniger, D.; Zürcher, I. 2011: A review of the moss bug genus Xenophyes (Hemiptera: Coleorrhyncha: Peloridiidae) from New Zealand: systematics and biogeography. Zootaxa 2923: 1–26. DOI: 10.11646/zootaxa.2923.1.1 Paywall. ResearchGate Open access.

Additional references

Burckhardt, D.B. 2009: Taxonomy and phylogeny of the Gondwanan moss bugs or Peloridiidae (Hemiptera, Coleorrhyncha). Deutsche entomologische Zeitschrift, 56(2): 173–235. DOI: 10.1002/mmnd.200900019 Paywall. Reference page.
Evans, J.W. 1982: A review of present knowledge of the family Peloridiidae and new genera and new species from New Zealand and New Caledonia (Hemiptera: Insecta). Records of the Australian Museum, 34(5): 381–406. DOI: 10.3853/j.0067-1975.34.1982.296 Open access. Reference page.
Larivière, M.-C.; Burckhardt, D.; Larochelle, A. 2011: Peloridiidae (Insecta: Hemiptera: Coleorrhyncha). Fauna of New Zealand, (67) ISBN 978-0-478-34730-2 (print), ISBN 978-0-478-34731-9 (online) [Publication date: '14 November 2011', sourced from series website


Coleorrhynch Species File (Version 1.0/4.0) [needs update]
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