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Regnum Animalia, Phylum Arthropoda, Subphylum Hexapoda, Classis Insecta


Tessaratoma papillosa. Fam. Tessaratomidae. Taiwan, Kaohsiung, 15 Aug 2017. By Cindea Hung.

Pyrrhocoris apterus, fam. Pyrrhocoridae, Italia, Brescia, 10 Mar 2011, S.M.Bambina Ia

Macrosiphum rosae. fam. Aphididae. Italia, Brescia, 15 May 2009. Provided by Paolo Beneventi for didactics,

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Ordo HEMIPTERA(Rhynchota)

From ancient Greek

hemi = half + pteron = wing

incomplete metamorphosis

134 familiae, 82.000 species