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Distribution path and Subregions of America (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - America
Subregions: Caribbean (Caribbean islands), Central America (Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama), North America (Bermuda Islands, Canada, Greenland, Mexico, Saint Pierre and Miquelon, USA), South America (Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Southern South America, Surinam, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela)
Taxonomy for Heteroptera (True bugs) in America
Class
America
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 1260 families, 37529 genera, 346036 species
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Subclass
America
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 1233 families, 37258 genera, 345526 species
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Infraclass
America
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 1103 families, 36609 genera, 341854 species
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Superorder
America
Paraneoptera (Martynov, 1923)
 244 families, 4914 genera, 34767 species
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Order
America
Hemiptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Hemipterans) - Systematics
 170 families, 4288 genera, 29853 species
Tree
Suborder
America
Heteroptera (Latreille, 1810) (True bugs)
 59 families, 1207 genera, 7090 species
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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
America
    Cimicomorpha (Leston & Al., 1954) (Thaumastocorid bugs)
     11 families, 540 genera, 3931 species
Infraorder
America
    Dipsocoromorpha (Miyamoto, 1961)
     3 families, 8 genera, 17 species
Infraorder
America
    Enicocephalomorpha (Stichel, 1955)
     2 families, 10 genera, 26 species
Infraorder
America
    Gerromorpha (Popov, 1971) (Shore-inhabiting bugs)
     6 families, 41 genera, 212 species
Infraorder
America
    Leptopodomorpha (Popov, 1971) (Leptopodid bugs)
     2 families, 18 genera, 108 species
Infraorder
America
    Nepomorpha (Popov, 1971) (Aquatic bugs)
     8 families, 62 genera, 436 species
Infraorder
America
    Pentatomomorpha (Leston & Al., 1954)
     26 families, 527 genera, 2359 species

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Family overview for Heteroptera (True bugs) in America
Acanthosomatidae (Signoret, 1864) - 8 SpeciesAcanthosomatids
Aenictopecheidae (Usinger, 1932) - 2 Species
Alydidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 74 SpeciesBroad-headed bugs
Anthocoridae (Fieber, 1837) - 128 SpeciesMinute pirate bugs
Aradidae (Spinola, 1837) - 158 SpeciesFlat bugs
Artheneidae (Stål, 1872) - 2 Species
Belostomatidae (Leach, 1815) - 115 SpeciesFleas
Berytidae (Fieber, 1851) - 28 SpeciesStilt bugs
Ceratocombidae (Fieber, 1861) - 6 Species
Cimicidae (Latreille, 1802) - 26 SpeciesBed bugs
Coreidae (Leach, 1815) - 741 SpeciesSquash bugs
Corixidae (Leach, 1815) - 171 SpeciesWater boatman
Cydnidae (Billberg, 1820) - 93 SpeciesBurrower bugs
Cymidae (Baerensprung, 1860) - 17 Species
Dipsocoridae (Dohrn, 1859) - 2 SpeciesDipsocorids
Enicocephalidae (Stål, 1860) - 24 SpeciesGnat bug
Gelastocoridae (Kirkaldy, 1897) - 15 SpeciesToad bugs
Geocoridae (Baerensprung, 1860) - 37 SpeciesBig-eyed Bugs
Gerridae (Leach, 1815) - 89 SpeciesWater spiders
Hebridae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 23 SpeciesVelvet water bugs
Hydrometridae (Billberg, 1820) - 14 SpeciesWater measures
Largidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 30 SpeciesBordered plant bugs
Leptopodidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 6 SpeciesSpiny shore bugs
Lygaeidae (Schilling, 1829) - 305 SpeciesMilkweed bugs
Macroveliidae (Mckinstry, 1942) - 3 SpeciesMacroveliid shore bugs
Malcidae (Stål, 1865) - 1 Species
Megarididae (Mcatee & Malloch, 1928) - 1 Species
Mesoveliidae (Douglas & Scott, 1867) - 22 SpeciesWater treaders
Micronectidae (Jaczewski, 1924) - 2 Species
Microphysidae (Dohrn, 1859) - 6 SpeciesMicrophysids
Miridae (Hahn, 1831) - 2576 SpeciesGrass bugs
Nabidae (Costa, 1852) - 65 SpeciesDamsel bugs
Naucoridae (Leach, 1815) - 50 SpeciesCreeping water bugs
Nepidae (Latreille, 1802) - 29 SpeciesWater stick insects
Ninidae (Barber, 1956) - 2 Species
Notonectidae (Latreille, 1802) - 48 SpeciesGreater water boatman
Ochteridae (Kirkaldy, 1906) - 7 SpeciesVelvety shore bugs
Oxycarenidae (Stål, 1862) - 12 Species
Pachygronthidae (Stål, 1865) - 8 Species
Pachymeridiidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 1 Species
Pentatomidae (Leach, 1815) - 370 SpeciesTerrestrial turtle bugs
Piesmatidae (Amyot & Audinet-serville, 1843) - 18 SpeciesAsh-grey leaf bugs
Plataspididae (Dallas, 1851) - 1 Species
Pleidae (Fieber, 1817) - 6 SpeciesPygmy backswimmers
Plokiophilidae (China, 1953) - 4 Species
Polyctenidae (Westwood, 1874) - 4 SpeciesBat bugs
Pyrrhocoridae (Dohrn, 1859) - 19 SpeciesCotton stainers
Reduviidae (Latreille, 1807) - 324 SpeciesAssassin bugs
Rhopalidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 61 SpeciesScentless plant bugs
Rhyparochromidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 244 SpeciesSeed bugs
Saldidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 102 SpeciesShore bugs
Schizopteridae (Reuter, 1891) - 9 SpeciesJumping ground bugs
Scutelleridae (Leach, 1815) - 64 SpeciesShield-backed bugs
Termitaphididae (Myers, 1924) - 5 SpeciesTermite bugs
Tessaratomidae (Stål, 1864) - 4 SpeciesTessaratomids
Thaumastocoridae (Kirkaldy, 1908) - 4 SpeciesRoyal palm bugs
Thyreocoridae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 56 SpeciesBlack bugs
Tingidae (Laporte, 1832) - 791 SpeciesLace bugs
Veliidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 61 SpeciesSmaller water striders
Vianaididae (Kormilev, 1955) - 3 Species
60 Families with 7097 Species in America
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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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