Velocipedidae

Velocipedidae

[və‚läs·ə′ped·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A tropical family of hemipteran insects in the superfamily Cimicoidea.
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Their analysis shows that Reduvioidea (i.e., Reduviidae + Pachynomidae) is the sister group to the remaining Cimicomorpha, agreeing with the hypothesis of Schuh (1979), and that Velocipedidae is the sister group of ((Microphysidae + (Joppeicidae + Miroidea)) + (Naboidea + Cimicoidea)).
(in press) modified the concept of Cimiciformes to include Joppeicidae, Microphysidae, Velocipedidae, and Curaliidae, the first two thus removed from Miriformes of Schuh and etys (1991).