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Distribution path and Subregions of Afrotropical (More Checklists)
Path: Ecozones - Afrotropical
Taxonomy for Heteroptera (True bugs) in Afrotropical
Class
Afrotropical
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 216 families, 6453 genera, 48135 species
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Subclass
Afrotropical
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 215 families, 6443 genera, 48117 species
Tree
Infraclass
Afrotropical
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 202 families, 6344 genera, 47726 species
Tree
Superorder
Afrotropical
Paraneoptera (Martynov, 1923)
 18 families, 130 genera, 309 species
Tree
Order
Afrotropical
Hemiptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Hemipterans) - Systematics
 18 families, 130 genera, 309 species
Tree
Suborder
Afrotropical
Heteroptera (Latreille, 1810) (True bugs)
 17 families, 129 genera, 308 species
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Tree
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Families121    worldwide
Genera7.388    worldwide
Species43.422    worldwide
Common namesTrue bugs, Bugs, Gerrids
German namesWanzen
Dutch namesWantsen
Finnish namesLuteet
Norwegian namesTeger
Swedish namesSkinnbaggar
Italian namesCimici
French namesHétéroptères, Punaises
AuthorLatreille, 1810
Distribution
Continents:

Eurasia (Asia, Europe, Russia, Caucasus)

America (North America, South America, Central America, Caribbean)

Africa (East Africa, Southern Africa, Central Africa, North Africa, West Africa)

Oceania (Australasia, Polynesia, Melanesia, Micronesia)

Antarctica (Antarctic Islands)


Ecozones:

Palaearctic (West Palaearctic, East Palaearctic)

Nearctic, Afrotropical, Neotropical, Indo-Australian region (Oriental, Malesia)


Fossils:

Cenozoic (Paleogene, Neogene, Quaternary)

Paleozoic (Permian, Ordovician, Carboniferous, Silurian, Devonian)

Mesozoic (Cretaceous, Jurassic, Triassic)


World Oceans:

Pacific Ocean (Pacific Islands)

Atlantic Ocean (British overseas territory Atlantic)

Indian Ocean


Countries
Checklists
Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Andorra, Angola, Antigua and Barbuda, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Bahamas, Bahrain, Bangladesh, Barbados, Belarus, Belgium, Belize, Benin, Bhutan, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Brunei, Bulgaria, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Comoros, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Denmark, Djibouti, Dominica, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Estonia, Ethiopia, Fiji, Finland, France, Gabon, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Ghana, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, North Korea, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Palestine, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Republic of the Congo, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, Saint Kitts and Nevis, Saint Lucia, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Samoa, San Marino, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Singapore, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, Somalia, South Korea, South Sudan, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tajikistan, Tanzania, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, USA, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Links and ReferencesHeteroptera in bie.ala.org.au
Heteroptera in faunaeur.org
Heteroptera in itis.gov
Heteroptera in dyntaxa.se
Heteroptera in Wikipedia (English)
Infraorder
Afrotropical
    Cimicomorpha (Leston & Al., 1954) (Thaumastocorid bugs)
     3 families, 28 genera, 45 species
Infraorder
Afrotropical
    Enicocephalomorpha (Stichel, 1955)
     1 family, 2 genera, 5 species
Infraorder
Afrotropical
    Pentatomomorpha (Leston & Al., 1954)
     13 families, 99 genera, 258 species

Family overview for Heteroptera (True bugs) in Afrotropical
Acanthosomatidae (Signoret, 1864) - 3 SpeciesAcanthosomatids
Anthocoridae (Fieber, 1837) - 8 SpeciesMinute pirate bugs
Aradidae (Spinola, 1837) - 8 SpeciesFlat bugs
Artheneidae (Stål, 1872) - 1 Species
Berytidae (Fieber, 1851) - 9 SpeciesStilt bugs
Blissidae (Stål, 1862) - 13 SpeciesChinch Bugs
Cimicidae (Latreille, 1802) - 13 SpeciesBed bugs
Coreidae (Leach, 1815) - 108 SpeciesSquash bugs
Cymidae (Baerensprung, 1860) - 3 Species
Dinidoridae (Stål, 1867) - 22 Species
Enicocephalidae (Stål, 1860) - 5 SpeciesGnat bug
Geocoridae (Baerensprung, 1860) - 19 SpeciesBig-eyed Bugs
Heterogastridae (Stål, 1872) - 5 Species
Largidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 2 SpeciesBordered plant bugs
Lygaeidae (Schilling, 1829) - 63 SpeciesMilkweed bugs
Malcidae (Stål, 1865) - 2 Species
Miridae (Hahn, 1831) - 24 SpeciesGrass bugs
17 Families with 308 Species in Afrotropical


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Species overview - Checklist for Heteroptera in Afrotropical
Species with ANext  
Abulites sparsa (Germar, 1837)Info
Acanthocoris fasciculatus (Fabricius, 1784)Info
Acanthocoris granulosus (Signoret, 1858)Info
Acanthocoris obscuricornis (Dallas, 1852)Info
Acanthocoris spinosus (Signoret, 1858)Info
Acanthomia horrida -> Clavigralla horridaInfo
Acanthomia hystricoides ()Info
Acanthomia hystrix -> Clavigralla hystrixInfo
Acanthomia muricata -> Clavigralla horridaInfo
Acratheus ocellaris ()Info
Acratheus punctiger ()Info
Acrorrhinium conspersus ()Info
Acrorrhinium lupa ()Info
Aelocoris alboconspersus ()Info
Aeolocoris alboconspersus ()Info
Aeolocoris decarinatus ()Info
Aeolocoris pusillimus ()Info
Afrocimex constrictus (Ferris & Usinger, 1959)African bat bugInfo
Afrocimex leleupi (Schouteden, 1951)Info
Agrametra aethiops ()Info
Alloeomimus hilaris ()Info
Aloea cunealis ()Info
Amblytylus brevicollis (Fieber, 1858)Info
Amblytylus vittiger ()Info
Aneurillus foliaceus (Jacobs, 1986)Info
Anonychiella subannulata ()Info
Anoplocnemis caffra (Stål, 1855)Info
Anoplocnemis capucina (Stål, 1865)Info
Anoplocnemis dallasiana (Lethierry & Severin, 1894)Info
Anoplocnemis distincta (Brancsik, 1893)Info
Anoplocnemis luctuosa (Stål, 1865)Info
Anoplocnemis madagascariensis (Signoret, 1860)Info
Anoplocnemis melancholica (Stål, 1866)Info
Anoplocnemis montandoni (Distant, 1893)Info
Anoplocnemis pagana (Dallas, 1852)Info
Anoplocnemis pectoralis (Germar, 1837)Info
Anoplocnemis signata (Distant, 1893)Info
Anoplocnemis tomentovirgata (Stål, 1855)Info
Anoplocnemis tristator (Fabricius, 1803)Info
Anoplocnemis vidua (Schaum, 1853)Info
Anoplocnemis westwoodi (Distant, 1893)Info
Aphrania barys (Jordan & Rothschild, 1912)Info
Aphrania recta (Ferris & Usinger, 1959)Info
Apterola kuenckeli (Mulsant & Rey, 1866)Info
Argyrotelaenus simoni ()Info
Aspidacanthus globicollis ()Info
Aspidacanthus tithonos ()Info
Aspilocoryphus fasciativentris (Stål, 1858)Info
Atrademus fusconervosus ()Info
Aulacopeltus excavatus (Fabricius, 1781)Info
Austropsallus drakensbergensis ()Info
Austropsallus helichrysi ()Info
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Bibundiella nigrinus ()Info
Blissiella castaneus ()Info
Blissiella micana ()Info
Breviscutaneurus breviscutatus (Bergroth, 1894)Info
Breviscutaneurus helenae (Jacobs, 1986)Info
Brotheolus viridis (Distant, 1902)Info
Bryocoropsis laticollis (Schumacher, 1917)Info
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Cacodnus villosus (Stal, 1855)Info
Caffrocoris brinki (Carayon, 1961)Info
Calaesus hasticornis ()Info
Callichlamydia metallica (Signoret, 1851)Info
Cametanthus madagascarensis ()Info
Capodemus bispinosus (Slater & Sweet, 1972)Info
Capodemus darwini ()Info
Capodemus rostratus ()Info
Capodemus wilcoxae ()Info
Caprhiobia lineola (Dallas, 1852)Info
Caprhiobia pallipes (Scudder, 1962)Info
Caprhiobia similis (Scudder, 1962)Info
Capyella brevispina apunctata ()Info
Capyella etiennei ()Info
Capyella malacaipa ()Info
Carlisis serrabilis (Distant, 1904)Info
Carlisis stuhlmanni (Karsch, 1895)Info
Carlisis wahlbergi (Stål, 1858)Info
Ceratopachys virescens (Dallas, 1852)Info
Chauliops rutherfordi (Distant, 1904)Info
Choerommatus argillaceus (Stål, 1865)Info
Choerommatus farinosus (Amyot & Serville, 1843)Info
Cimex hemipterus (Fabricius, 1803)Tropical bed bugInfo
Cimex pipistrelli (Jenyns, 1839 Rieger, 1987)Info
Clavigralla horrida (Germar, 1838)Info
Clavigralla hystrix (Dallas, 1852)Info
Cletoliturus lituripennis (Stål, 1855)Info
Cletomorpha indicator indicator (Haglund, 1895)Info
Cletomorpha lancigera ()Info
Cletomorpha lituripennis -> Cletoliturus lituripennisInfo
Cletomorpha orientalis (Schouteden, 1912)Info
Cletus binotulatus (Stål, 1858)Info
Cletus blotei ()Info
Cletus caffer (Stål, 1855)Info
Cletus capensis (Izzard, 1960)Info
Cletus fascialis (Dallas, 1852)Info
Cletus fuscescens -> Cletus ochraceus fuscescensInfo
Cletus indicator -> Cletomorpha indicator indicatorInfo
Cletus ochraceus (Herrich-schaeffer, 1842)Info
Cletus ochraceus fuscescens (Walker, 1871)Info
Cletus orientalis -> Cletomorpha orientalisInfo
Cletus picturatus ()Info
Cletus pusillus (Dallas, 1852)Info
Cletus respersus (Hesse, 1925)Info
Copoproctus femoralis ()Info
Copoproctus limbatus ()Info
Copoproctus pullus ()Info
Corduba lurida (Brailovsky, 1998)Info
Coridius cruralis ()Info
Coridius cyclopeltus ()Info
Coridius distanti ()Info
Coridius divergens ()Info
Coridius ephippiatus ()Info
Coridius flavomarginatus ()Info
Coridius lividus ()Info
Coridius mysticus ()Info
Coridius nigroviolaceus ()Info
Coridius nubilis ()Info
Coridius remipes ()Info
Coridius reuteri ()Info
Coridius rufomarginatus ()Info
Coridius sanguinolentus ()Info
Coridius sartor ()Info
Coridius spissus ()Info
Coridius xanthopterus ()Info
Cosmopleurus fulvipes (Dallas, 1852)Info
Cossutia flaveola (Drury, 1782)Info
Cossutia metallica -> Callichlamydia metallicaInfo
Cossutia stalii ()Info
Craspedum phyllomorphum (Latreille, 1829)Info
Cyclopelta funebris ()Info
Cyclopelta tristis (Stål, 1864)Info
Cymodema tabidum (Spinola, 1837)Info
Cymus capeneri ()Info
Cymus rufescens (Hamid, 1975)Info
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Dalader africanus -> Daladeropsis africanaInfo
Daladeropsis africana (Dallas, 1852)Info
Dianomictis expansa (Distant, 1879)Info
Dilycochtha tenuicornis (Bergroth, 1894)Info
Dimorphoberytus variabilis ()Info
Dimorphopterus cornipes ()Info
Dimorphopterus latoides ()Info
Dimorphopterus similis ()Info
Dimorphopterus tenuatus ()Info
Dimorphopterus zuluensis ()Info
Dinomachus elegans ()Info
Dinomachus grandis ()Info
Dinomachus majusculus ()Info
Dinomachus marshalli (Distant, 1901)Info
Dinomachus reidi ()Info
Dolichomiris planifrons ()Info
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Elasmopoda alata (Westwood, 1842)Info
Elasmopoda cornuta ()Info
Elasmopoda dallasi (Stål, 1873)Info
Elasmopoda valga (Linnaeus, 1758)Info
Embolorrhinus cornifrons (Bergroth, 1905)Info
Engistus boops (Dufour, 1857)Info
Engistus exsanguis (Stål, 1872)Info
Engistus exsanguis conspurcatus ()Info
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Geocoris cardinalis (Puton, 1874)Info
Geocoris chloroticus (Puton, 1888)Info
Geocoris collaris (Puton, 1878)Info
Geocoris collaris confluens (Puton, 1876)Info
Geocoris collaris dolosus ()Info
Geocoris collaris vestitus ()Info
Geocoris danalicus ()Info
Geocoris erytrops (Dufour, 1857)Info
Geocoris fedtschenkoi ()Info
Geocoris hispidulus (Puton, 1874)Info
Geocoris liolestes (Hesse, 1947)Info
Geocoris luridus luridus ()Info
Geocoris megacephalus occipitalis (Dufour, 1857)Info
Geocoris nigreceps ()Info
Geocoris nigreceps henoni ()Info
Geocoris pubescens (Jakovlev, 1871)Info
Geocoris rutilus ()Info
Geocoris timidus ()Info
Graptostethus apicalis ()Info
Graptostethus grandis (Distant, 1901)Info
Graptostethus incomptus ()Info
Graptostethus proximus ()Info
Graptostethus rufus (Distant, 1918)Info
Graptostethus septus (Germar, 1837)Info
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Haemobaphus concinnus (Dallas, 1852)Info
Holcocranum saturejae (Kolenati, 1845)Info
Homeocerus annulatus ()Info
Homeocerus bicolor ()Info
Homoeocerus pallens (Fabricius, 1781)Info
Homoeocerus prominulus ()Info
Homoeocerus trimaculatus -> Prismatocerus trimaculatusInfo
Homoeocerus virescens -> Ceratopachys virescensInfo
Hormopleurus nysiodes ()Info
Horvathiolus canariensis (Wagner, 1954)Info
Horvathiolus delicatulus ()Info
Horvathiolus guttatus sefrensis ()Info
Horvathiolus mendosus (Horváth, 1916)Info
Horvathiolus sanctus ()Info
Hydara nigrofasciata (García Varela, 1913)Info
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Ischnodemus asciaformis (Slater & Harrington, 1970)Info
Ischnodemus basalis ()Info
Ischnodemus brevirostris (Bergroth, 1916)Info
Ischnodemus brincki (Slater, 1966)Info
Ischnodemus canaliculus ()Info
Ischnodemus fallax ()Info
Ischnodemus obversus ()Info
Ischnodemus parabasalis (Slater, 1964)Info
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Latimbus concolor (Germar, 1837)Info
Leptoglossus australis -> Leptoglossus gonagraInfo
Leptoglossus gonagra (Fabricius, 1775)Passionvine BugInfo
Loxaspis barbara (Roubaud, 1913)Info
Loxaspis mirandus (Rothschild, 1912)Info
Lygaesoma neglecta ()Info
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Macchiademus capensis ()Info
Macchiademus denticulatus ()Info
Macchiademus diplopterus ()Info
Madrorgus malagasicus ()Info
Magnocellus madagascariensis ()Info
Melanostethus marginatus (Thunberg, 1822)Info
Melanotelus villosulus (Stål, 1855)Info
Metacanthus mollis ()Info
Mevanidea hystrix (Gerstaecker, 1873)Info
Micaredemus antennatus ()Info
Micaredemus pusillus ()Info
Mygdonia elongata (Distant, 1879)Info
Mygdonia tuberculosa (Signoret, 1851)Info
Myla hoploxys (Dallas, 1852)Info
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Neochauliops laciniata ()Info
Neometacanthus picticornis ()Info
Nysius ericae (Schilling, 1829)Info
Nysius salti (Usinger, 1952)Info
Nysius vinitor (Bergroth, 1891)Rutherglen BugInfo
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Ochrochira serrata (Signoret, 1882)Info
Odontorhopala bergrothi -> Odontorhopala callosaInfo
Odontorhopala callosa (Stål, 1873)Info
Oncaspidia pilosicollis (Stål, 1855)Info
Oncopeltus nigriceps (Dallas, 1852)Info
Oncylocotis angustus ()Info
Oncylocotis curculio ()Info
Oncylocotis natsutus ()Info
Oncylocotis occipitalis ()Info
Orius flagellum (Linnavuori, 1968)Info
Orius punctaticollis (Reuter, 1884)Info
Ornytus alternans ()Info
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Paracimex africanus (Ledger & Kritzinger, 1974)Info
Paraneurus brincki brinki ()Info
Paraneurus brincki marieps ()Info
Paraneurus congolensis (Schouteden, 1952)Info
Paraneurus nodosus (Jacobs, 1986)Info
Paraneurus ruandae multifarius ()Info
Paranysius fallaciosus (Puton, 1895)Info
Paranysius fraterculus (Horváth, 1895)Info
Pephricus capicola (Westwood, 1845)Info
Peritropella malgache ()Info
Petascelis affinis (Dallas, 1852)Info
Petascelis foliaceipes (Distant, 1881)Info
Petascelis laminipes (Fairmaire, 1858)Info
Petascelis remipes (Signoret, 1847)Giant Twig WilterInfo
Petascelisca vetutina ()Info
Phyllogonia biloba (Signoret, 1850)Info
Physopelta analis (Signoret, 1858)Info
Physopelta festiva (Fabricius, 1803)Info
Plectropoda bicolor (Haglund, 1895)Info
Plectropoda cruciata (Dallas, 1852)Info
Plectropoda lobata (Haglund, 1895)Info
Plectropoda oblongipes (Fabricius, 1803)Info
Plectropoda terminalis (Dallas, 1852)Info
Plinachtus pugionatus -> Plinachtus pungensInfo
Plinachtus pungens (Thunberg, 1783)Info
Plinachtus schoutedeni (Van Reenen, 1981)Info
Prismatocerus auriculatus (Stål, 1866)Info
Prismatocerus trimaculatus (Distant, 1901)Info
Pseudotheraptus devastans (Distant, 1917)Info
Pylorgus aethiopicus ()Info
Pylorgus equatorius (Scudder, 1962)Info
Pylorgus maculatus (Reuter, 1882)Info
Species with RBack  Next  Top
Rhyticoris spinipes (Pallas, 1805)Info
Rhyticoris terminalis (Burmeister, 1835)Info
Rondoneva usta (Brailovsky & Barrera, 2003)Info
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Spilostethus altivolens (Linnavuori, 1978)Info
Spilostethus furculus (Herrich-schaeffer, 1850)Info
Spilostethus lemniscatus (Stål, 1855)Info
Spilostethus macilentus (Stål, 1874)Info
Spilostethus mimus (Stål, 1865)Info
Spilostethus montislunae (Bergroth, 1914)Info
Spilostethus pandurus (Scopoli, 1763)Site
Spilostethus pandurus militaris (Fabricius, 1775)Info
Spilostethus rivularis (Germar, 1837)Info
Spilostethus saxatilis (Scopoli, 1763)Cretan Soldier BeetleSite
Spilostethus taeniatus (Stål, 1865)Info
Spilostethus trilineatus (Fabricius, 1794)Info
Staglagmostethus fuscatus ()Info
Stenophthalmicus hirticornis (Lindberg, 1939)Info
Stricticimex brevispinosus (Usinger, 1959)Info
Stricticimex intermedius (Ferris & Usinger, 1958)Info
Stricticimex transversus (Ferris & Usinger, 1957)Info
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Talpoblissus cynoides ()Info
Theraptus carmelita (Burmeister, 1835)Info
Theraptus nigromarginata ()Info
Tongorma madagascariense (Coquerel, 1848)Info
Triconulus aegyptius (Horváth, 1905)Info
Tropidothorax sternalis (Dallas, 1852)Info
Species with UBack  Next  Top
Uhlunga typica (Distant, 1892)Info
Species with WBack  Next  Top
Wollastoniella gatti (Ghauri, 1980)Info
Wollastoniella nigra (Carayon, 1958)Info
Species with XBack  Next  Top
Xosa fuscoirroratus (Stal, 1853)Info
Xylocoris afer (Reuter, 1884)Info
Xylocoris flavipes (Reuter, 1875)Warehouse pirate bugInfo
Xylocoris galactinus (Fieber, 1837)Info
Species with YBack  Top
Yemma gracilis ()Info
308 Species in Heteroptera for Afrotropical listed
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Taxonomy
ClassInsecta
Insects, True insects
SubclassPterygota
Winged insects
InfraclassNeoptera
Wing-folding insects
SuperorderParaneoptera
OrderHemiptera
Hemipterans, True bugs, Cicadas, Aphids, Hoppers, Allies, Bugs
SuborderHeteroptera
True bugs, Bugs, Gerrids
AuthorLatreille, 1810
 
Synonyms
Amphibicorizae
Geocorisae (Vervoort, 1949)
Geocorizae
Hydrocorizae

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