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Miridae 
Taxonomic Serial No.: 104419

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 Taxonomy and Nomenclature
       
  Kingdom: Animalia  
  Taxonomic Rank: Family  
  Synonym(s): Capsidae Burmeister, 1835
 
  Common Name(s): jumping tree bugs [English]
 
    leaf bugs [English]
 
    plant bugs [English]
 
    hétéroptères mirides [French]
 
    punaises [French]
 
       
  Taxonomic Status:    
  Current Standing: valid  
       
  Data Quality Indicators:    
  Record Credibility Rating: verified - standards met  
  Global Species Completeness: partial   
  Latest Record Review: 2009   
       

 Taxonomic Hierarchy
       
 KingdomAnimalia  – Animal, animaux, animals  
    SubkingdomBilateria   
       InfrakingdomProtostomia   
          SuperphylumEcdysozoa   
             PhylumArthropoda  – Artrópode, arthropodes, arthropods  
                SubphylumHexapoda  – hexapods  
                   ClassInsecta  – insects, hexapoda, inseto, insectes  
                      SubclassPterygota  – insects ailés, winged insects  
                         InfraclassNeoptera  – modern, wing-folding insects  
                            SuperorderParaneoptera   
                               OrderHemiptera Linnaeus, 1758 – true bugs, hemipterans  
                                  SuborderHeteroptera Latreille, 1810 – true bugs, barbeiro, maria fedida, percevejo  
                                     InfraorderCimicomorpha  – thaumastocorid bugs  
                                        SuperfamilyMiroidea   
                                           FamilyMiridae  – jumping tree bugs, leaf bugs, plant bugs, hétéroptères mirides, punaises  
    Direct Children:  
                                              Subfamily Bryocorinae Baerensprung, 1860  
                                              Subfamily Cylapinae Kirkaldy, 1903  
                                              Subfamily Deraeocorinae Douglas and Scott, 1865  
                                              Subfamily Isometopinae Fieber, 1860  
                                              Subfamily Mirinae Hahn, 1833  
                                              Subfamily Orthotylinae Van Duzee, 1916  
                                              Subfamily Phylinae Douglas and Scott, 1865  
       

 References
       
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  Source: ITIS*ca, website (version 2002)  
  Acquired: 2003   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: hétéroptères mirides[French], punaises [French]   
       
  Source: NODC Taxonomic Code, database (version 8.0)  
  Acquired: 1996   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Miridae, jumping tree bugs [English]   
       
  Publication(s):    
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Henry, Thomas J., and Richard C. Froeschner, eds.  
  Publication Date: 1988   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Catalog of the Heteroptera, or True Bugs, of Canada and the Continental United States   
  Page(s): xix + 958   
  Publisher: E. J. Brill   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-916846-44-X   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Miridae   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): McGavin, George C.  
  Publication Date: 1993   
  Article/Chapter Title:    
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Bugs of the World   
  Page(s): 192   
  Publisher: Facts on File   
  Publication Place: New York, New York, USA   
  ISBN/ISSN: 0-8160-2737-4   
  Notes:    
  Reference for: Miridae   
       
  Author(s)/Editor(s): Schuh, Randall T., Christiane Weirauch, and Ward C. Wheeler  
  Publication Date: 2009   
  Article/Chapter Title: Phylogenetic relationships within the Cimicomorpha (Hemiptera: Heteroptera): a total-evidence analysis   
  Journal/Book Name, Vol. No.: Systematic Entomology, vol. 34, no. 1   
  Page(s): 15-48   
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  ISBN/ISSN: 1365-3113   
  Notes: DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-3113.2008.00436.x   
  Reference for: Miridae   
       

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 Comments
       
  Comment: The family-group name Miridae is attributed to Hahn, but the year is variously given as 1831 to 1833. At the superfamily rank there is a potential priority conflict between Miroidea Hahn (1831-1833?) and Tingoidea Laporte (1831-1833?), as the family group name Tingidae, attributed to Laporte, is variously dated to 1831 to 1833, as well. Until this issue is resolved, ITIS will follow the common practice of using Miroidea over Tingoidea, and will leave the various family-group names (ranked from tribe to superfamily, see Principle of Coordination) without authorship  
 

 

   

 
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