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Lethocerus americanus

Insecta - Hemiptera - Belostomatidae

Taxonomy
Belostoma americana was named by Leidy (1847). It is extant.

It was recombined as Lethocerus americanus by Miller (1983).

Synonymy list
YearName and author
1847Belostoma americana Leidy
1983Lethocerus americanus Miller p. 101

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RankNameAuthor
kingdomAnimalia()
Bilateria
EubilateriaAx 1987
Protostomia
Ecdysozoa
Panarthropoda
phylumArthropodaLatreille 1829
subphylumMandibulata
Pancrustacea
superclassHexapodaLatreille 1825
CercophoraBörner 1904
classInsecta
Dicondylia
Paranotalia
subclassPterygota(Brauer 1885)
NeopterygotaCrampton 1924
RankNameAuthor
infraclassNeopteraMartynov 1923
Clareocercaria
Acercaria(Borner 1904)
superorderPancondylognatha
CondylognathaBörner 1904
orderHemiptera
HeteropterodeaZrzavy 1992
suborderHeteropteraLatreille 1810
EuheteropteraStys 1985
infraorderNepomorpha
superfamilyNepoidea
familyBelostomatidaeLeach 1815
subfamilyLethocerinaeLauck and Menke 1961
genusLethocerusMayr 1853
speciesamericanus(Leidy 1847)

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