Piesmatidae

Piesmatidae

[pēz′mad·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
The ash-gray leaf bugs, a family of hemipteran insects belonging to the Pentatomorpha.
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1B); solo en raras ocasiones los tricobotrios estan de la siguiente manera: 3) ubicados exclusivamente en los esternitos V-VII en posicion sublateral o 4) estan completamente ausentes (algunos Piesmatidae).
Para Lygaeoidea, HENRY (1997a) transfiere subfamilias a otras familias (Bledionotinae y Henestarinae a Geocoridae; Psamminae a Piesmatidae; Henicocorinae a Idiostoloidea), eleva algunas subfamilias al rango de familia (Artheneidae, Cryptorhamphidae, Ninidae, Oxycarenidae y Pachygronthidae) y resucita otras al mismo rango (Blissidae, Cymidae, Geocoridae, Heterogastridae, Rhyparochromidae).
& DAVIS, N.T., 1958.- The morphology and systematics of the Piesmatidae (Hemiptera), with keys to world genera and American species.
He found that Lygaeoidea is paraphyletic with respect to the Berytidae, Colobathristidae, and Piesmatidae, which were nested within Lygaeidae sensulato (e.g., Schuh and Slater 1995).
In the combined parsimony analysis, Lygaeoidea (sensu Henry 1997) is paraphyletic with respect to Berytidae and Piesmatidae, the latter two nested within a paraphyletic Pyrrhocoroidea.
Other families (Anthocoridae and Piesmatidae) not collected during this study are known to be present in the state.