Enicocephalidae

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Enicocephalidae, also called unique-headed bugs and gnat bugs, are a family of around 300 species of the suborder heteroptera. They are typically 4 mm long, and found throughout the world. They have an elongated head, constricted in places, hence their head is 'unique'.

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Systelloderes maclachlani

The are classified into about 47 genera placed in five subfamilies. The family members can be separated from those of the Aenictopecheidae on the basis of the pronotal division into three lobes (except in the genus Alienates). They also show polymorphism with winged males and wingless or short-winged females.[1]

Genera

Genera in the family Enicocephalidae include:

Data sources: i = ITIS,[2] c = Catalogue of Life,[3] g = GBIF,[4] b = Bugguide.net[5]

Fossil genera

References

  1. ^ Fernandes, José Antônio Marin; Weirauch, Christiane (2015). "The Unique-Headed Bugs (Enicocephalomorpha)". True Bugs (Heteroptera) of the Neotropics. Entomology in Focus. 2. pp. 91–98. doi:10.1007/978-94-017-9861-7_4. ISBN 978-94-017-9860-0.
  2. ^ "Enicocephalidae Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2018-05-01.
  3. ^ "Browse Enicocephalidae". Catalogue of Life. Retrieved 2018-05-01.
  4. ^ "Enicocephalidae". GBIF. Retrieved 2018-05-01.
  5. ^ "Enicocephalidae Family Information". BugGuide.net. Retrieved 2018-05-01.
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Enicocephalidae: Brief Summary

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Enicocephalidae, also called unique-headed bugs and gnat bugs, are a family of around 300 species of the suborder heteroptera. They are typically 4 mm long, and found throughout the world. They have an elongated head, constricted in places, hence their head is 'unique'.

 src= Systelloderes maclachlani

The are classified into about 47 genera placed in five subfamilies. The family members can be separated from those of the Aenictopecheidae on the basis of the pronotal division into three lobes (except in the genus Alienates). They also show polymorphism with winged males and wingless or short-winged females.

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