Taxonavigation: Pentatomoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Subphylum: Crustacea
Superclassis: Allotriocarida
Classis: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Cladus: Metapterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Paraneoptera
Superordo: Condylognatha
Ordo: Hemiptera
Subordo: Heteroptera
Infraordo: Pentatomomorpha
Superfamilia: Pentatomoidea

Familia: Cydnidae
Subfamilia: Cephalocteinae
Tribus: Scaptocorini
Genus: Afroropus
Species (1): A. bocagei


Afroropus Lis, 1999

  • Authority for current placement: original
    • undisputed by all subsequent authorities
  • Type species: Stibaropus bocagei de Carvalho, 1969
    • Fixation: original designation [and monotypy]


Primary referencesEdit

  • Lis, J.A. 1999: Taxonomy and phylogeny of Cephalocteinae with a reference to their historical biogeography (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Cydnidae). Polish journal of entomology, 68(2): 111–131. [not seen]

Additional referencesEdit

  • Lis, J.A. 2002: Burrower bugs described after the Old World catalogue of the family (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Cydnidae). Polish journal of entomology, 71: 7–17. [Publication date: '29 March 2002', sourced from first page of article] PDF [see p. 9]