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Scutelleridae (metallic shield bug)

Insecta - Hemiptera - Scutelleridae

Taxonomy
Scutelleridae was named by Leach (1815). It is extant.

It was reranked as the subfamily Scutellerinae by Statz and Wagner (1950).

It was assigned to Hemiptera by Piton (1940); to Pentatomidae by Statz and Wagner (1950); and to Pentatomoidea by Szwedo (2018) and Wu et al. (2018).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1815Scutelleridae Leach
1940Scutelleridae Piton p. 154
1950Scutellerinae Statz and Wagner p. 121
2018Scutelleridae Szwedo p. 113
2018Scutelleridae Wu et al.

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
Cercofilata
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
RankNameAuthor
subclassPterygota(Brauer 1885)
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Clareocercaria
Acercaria()
superorderPancondylognatha
Condylognatha
orderHemiptera
suborderHeteropteraLatreille 1810
infraorderPentatomomorphaLeston et al. 1954
superfamilyPentatomoideaLeach 1815
familyScutelleridaeLeach 1815
familyScutelleridaeLeach 1815

If no rank is listed, the taxon is considered an unranked clade in modern classifications. Ranks may be repeated or presented in the wrong order because authors working on different parts of the classification may disagree about how to rank taxa.

Diagnosis
No diagnoses are available