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Distribution path and Subregions of Japan (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Eurasia - Asia - Far East - East Asia - Japan
Taxonomy for Acanthosomatidae (Acanthosomatids) in Japan
Class
Japan
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 622 families, 8913 genera, 33214 species
Tree
Subclass
Japan
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 618 families, 8893 genera, 33189 species
Tree
Infraclass
Japan
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 593 families, 8777 genera, 32839 species
Tree
Superorder
Japan
Paraneoptera (Martynov, 1923)
 127 families, 1023 genera, 2526 species
Tree
Order
Japan
Hemiptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Hemipterans) - Systematics
 95 families, 935 genera, 2358 species
Tree
Suborder
Japan
Heteroptera (Latreille, 1810) (True bugs)
 43 families, 250 genera, 414 species
Site
Tree
Infraorder
Japan
Pentatomomorpha (Leston & Al., 1954)
 22 families, 115 genera, 184 species
Tree
Superfamily
Japan
Pentatomoidea (Reuter, 1910)
 8 families, 55 genera, 76 species
Tree
Family
Japan
Acanthosomatidae (Signoret, 1864) (Acanthosomatids) - Systematics
 4 genera, 10 species
Site
Tree
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Genera65    worldwide
Species225    worldwide
Common namesAcanthosomatids, Shield bugs, Shieldbugs
German namesStachelwanzen, Kielwanzen, Bauchkielwanzen
Dutch namesKielwantsen, Schildwantsen
Danish namesLøvtæger
Finnish namesLehväluteet
Norwegian namesTornteger
Swedish namesKölskinnbaggar
AuthorSignoret, 1864
Distribution
Checklists

Continents:

Eurasia
America
Africa
Oceania


Ecozones:

Palaearctic
Nearctic
Afrotropical
Neotropical
Indo-Australian region


Fossils:

Cenozoic


Countries
Checklists
Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Mexico, Mongolia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Norway, Poland, Russia, Slovakia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, USA, Ukraine, United Kingdom
Links and ReferencesAcanthosomatidae in bie.ala.org.au
Acanthosomatidae in faunaeur.org
Acanthosomatidae in itis.gov
Acanthosomatidae in dyntaxa.se
Acanthosomatidae in Wikipedia (English)

Species overview - Checklist for Acanthosomatidae in Japan
Acanthosoma denticaudum (Jakovlev, 1880)Info
Acanthosoma giganteum (Matsumura, 1913)Info
Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale (Linnaeus, 1758)Hawthorn shield bugSite
Acanthosoma labiduroides (Jakovlev, 1880)Info
Elasmostethus interstinctus (Linnaeus, 1758)Birch shieldbugSite
Elasmostethus minor (Horváth, 1899)Info
Elasmostethus nubilus (Dallas, 1851)Info
Elasmucha fieberi (Jakovlev, 1864)Info
Sastragala esakii (Hasegawa, 1959)Info
Sastragala scutellata (Scott, 1874)Info
10 Species in Acanthosomatidae for Japan listed
Taxonomy
ClassInsecta
Insects, True insects
SubclassPterygota
Winged insects
InfraclassNeoptera
Wing-folding insects
SuperorderParaneoptera
OrderHemiptera
Hemipterans, True bugs, Cicadas, Aphids, Hoppers, Allies, Bugs
SuborderHeteroptera
True bugs, Bugs, Gerrids
InfraorderPentatomomorpha
SuperfamilyPentatomoidea
FamilyAcanthosomatidae
Acanthosomatids, Shield bugs, Shieldbugs
AuthorSignoret, 1864

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