Enicocephaloidea

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Enicocephaloidea

[‚en·ə·kō·sef·ə′lȯid·ē·ə]
(invertebrate zoology)
A superfamily of the Hemiptera in the subdivision Geocorisae containing a single family.
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Annotated catalogue of Enicocephalomorpha, Dipsocoromorpha, Nepomorpha, Gerromorpha, and Leptopodomorpha (Hemiptera: Heteroptera) of Turkey, with new records.
1993), mainly in that Psylloidea is the sister group of Heteropterodea, Sternorrhyncha and Cicadomorpha are paraphyletic, and in the internal relationships of the Heteroptera infraorders (Leptopodomorpha, Cimicomorpha, and Pentatomomorpha are in a polytomy, Enicocephalomorpha is the sister group of this clade, and the remaining infraorders forms a basal group in an unresolved polytomy).
Although metathoracic scent glands are not easy to observe in Enicocephalomorpha, there is evidence for its presence (Carayon 1962, 1971; Cobben 1978).
Schuh (1979) considered Enicocephalomorpha as the sister group of the remaining Heteroptera, with Leptopodomorpha + Nepomorpha as the sister group of Cimicomorpha + Pentatomomorpha.
Enicocephalomorpha contains two families: Aenictopecheidae and Enicocephalidae (Stys 1989).
Enicocephalomorpha, Dispsocoromorpha, Nepomorpha, Gerromorpha and Leptopodomorpha.
Phylogenetic systematics of the most primitive trae bugs (Heteroptera, Enicocephalomorpha, Dipsocoromorpha) [in Czech].
Revision of the new world Enicocephalomorpha (Heteroptera).