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: Garsauriinae
Genus: Peltoxys
Synonyms (1): Heurnius

Species (5): P. brevipennis – P. pilosus – P. sataranus – P. thaumastellus – P. typicus


  • Peltoxys Signoret, 1880
    • Authority for current placement: Lis & Heyna, 2001/Lis & Hohol-Kilinkiewicz, 2001
      • undisputed by all subsequent authorities


Primary referencesEdit

  • Signoret 1880 Ann. Soc. ent. France, (5) 10, Bull., xxxiii.

selected referencesEdit

  • Lis, J.A. 1991: Studies on Oriental Cydnidae. III. On the genus Peltoxys Signoret, 1880 (Heteroptera: Pentatomoidea). Genus, 2 (1): 19–25. PDF
  • Lis, J.A.; Heyna, J. 2001: Metathoracic wings venation in Cydnidae (Hemiptera: Heteroptera) and its bearing on the classification of the family. Annales zoologici, 51 (4): 429–465. abstract only seen
  • Lis, J.A.; Hohol-Kilinkiewicz, A. 2001: Abdominal trichobothrial pattern and its taxonomic and phylogenetic significance in Cydnidae (Hemiptera: Heteroptera). II. Amnestinae and Garsauriinae. Annales zoologici, 51 (4): 467–471. abstract only seen