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Gelastocoris is a genus of toad bugs in the family Gelastocoridae. There are at least 20 described species in Gelastocoris.[1][2][3][4]

Big-eyed Toad Bug - Gelastocoris oculatus , Governor Bridge Natural Area, Bowie, Maryland.jpg
Gelastocoris oculatus
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hemiptera
Family: Gelastocoridae
Genus: Gelastocoris
Kirkaldy, 1897
Gelastocoris oculatus



These 22 species belong to the genus Gelastocoris:

Data sources: i = ITIS,[1] c = Catalogue of Life,[2] g = GBIF,[3] b =[4]


  1. ^ a b "Gelastocoris Report". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 2018-04-23.
  2. ^ a b "Browse Gelastocoris". Catalogue of Life. Retrieved 2018-04-23.
  3. ^ a b "Gelastocoris". GBIF. Retrieved 2018-04-23.
  4. ^ a b "Gelastocoris Genus Information". Retrieved 2018-04-23.

Further readingEdit

  • Arnett, Ross H. Jr. (2000). American Insects: A Handbook of the Insects of America North of Mexico (2nd ed.). CRC Press. ISBN 0-8493-0212-9.
  • Aukema, Berend; Rieger, Christian, eds. (1995). Catalogue of the Heteroptera of the Palaearctic Region, vol. 1: Enicocephalomorpha, Dipsocoromorpha, Nepomorpha, Gerromorpha and Leptopodomorpha. The Netherlands Entomological Society. ISBN 90-71912-12-4.
  • Blatchley, W.S. (1926). Heteroptera, or true bugs of eastern North America, with especial reference to the faunas of Indiana and Florida. Nature Publishing. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.6871.
  • Henry, Thomas J.; Froeschner, Richard C., eds. (1988). Catalog of the Heteroptera, or True Bugs, of Canada and the Continental United States. E. J. Brill. ISBN 0-916846-44-X.
  • Todd, Edward L. (1955). "A Taxonomic Revision of the Family Gelastocoridae (Hemiptera)". The University of Kansas Science Bulletin. 37 (11): 277–475. doi:10.5962/bhl.part.1590.
  • Walker, Francis (1871). Catalogue of the Specimens of Hemiptera Heteroptera in the Collection of the British Museum, pt. IV. British Museum. doi:10.5962/bhl.title.9254.

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