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Distribution path and Subregions of Australia (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Oceania - Australasia - Australia
Subregions: Christmas Island, East Australia (Mulga Lands, Murray Darling Depression, New South Wales, Queensland, Victoria), Lord Howe Islands (Lord Howe Island), Northern Territory (Arnhem Land, Barkly Tableland, Central Australia, Darwin, Groote Eylandt, Tiwi Islands), South Australia (Adelaide, Flinders Lofty Block, Kangaroo Island, South Eastern Highlands), Tasmania (King Island, Northeast Tasmania, South Tasmania, Tasmanian Central Highlands, Tasmanian Northern Midlands, Tasmanian Northern Slopes), West Australia (Avon Wheatbelt, Geraldton, Jarrah Forest, King George Sound, Perth, Rottnest Island, Swan Coastal Plain)
Taxonomy for Heteroptera (True bugs) in Australia
Class
Australia
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 838 families, 16640 genera, 91769 species
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Subclass
Australia
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 830 families, 16507 genera, 91525 species
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Infraclass
Australia
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 791 families, 16323 genera, 90936 species
Tree
Superorder
Australia
Paraneoptera (Martynov, 1923)
 199 families, 2841 genera, 9927 species
Tree
Order
Australia
Hemiptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Hemipterans) - Systematics
 148 families, 2350 genera, 7965 species
Tree
Suborder
Australia
Heteroptera (Latreille, 1810) (True bugs)
 64 families, 898 genera, 2796 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
Australia
    Cimicomorpha (Leston & Al., 1954) (Thaumastocorid bugs)
     8 families, 341 genera, 1036 species
Infraorder
Australia
    Dipsocoromorpha (Miyamoto, 1961)
     3 families, 15 genera, 93 species
Infraorder
Australia
    Enicocephalomorpha (Stichel, 1955)
     2 families, 5 genera, 7 species
Infraorder
Australia
    Gerromorpha (Popov, 1971) (Shore-inhabiting bugs)
     6 families, 26 genera, 140 species
Infraorder
Australia
    Leptopodomorpha (Popov, 1971) (Leptopodid bugs)
     3 families, 6 genera, 14 species
Infraorder
Australia
    Nepomorpha (Popov, 1971) (Aquatic bugs)
     10 families, 28 genera, 135 species
Infraorder
Australia
    Pentatomomorpha (Leston & Al., 1954)
     32 families, 477 genera, 1371 species

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Family overview for Heteroptera (True bugs) in Australia
Acanthosomatidae (Signoret, 1864) - 49 SpeciesAcanthosomatids
Aenictopecheidae (Usinger, 1932) - 2 Species
Alydidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 17 SpeciesBroad-headed bugs
Anthocoridae (Fieber, 1837) - 38 SpeciesMinute pirate bugs
Aphelocheiridae (Fieber, 1851) - 1 Species
Aradidae (Spinola, 1837) - 152 SpeciesFlat bugs
Artheneidae (Stål, 1872) - 2 Species
Belostomatidae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesFleas
Berytidae (Fieber, 1851) - 8 SpeciesStilt bugs
Ceratocombidae (Fieber, 1861) - 1 Species
Cimicidae (Latreille, 1802) - 15 SpeciesBed bugs
Colobathristidae (Stål, 1866) - 1 Species
Coreidae (Leach, 1815) - 118 SpeciesSquash bugs
Corixidae (Leach, 1815) - 38 SpeciesWater boatman
Cryptorhamphidae (Hamid, 1971) - 4 Species
Cydnidae (Billberg, 1820) - 83 SpeciesBurrower bugs
Cymidae (Baerensprung, 1860) - 12 Species
Dinidoridae (Stål, 1867) - 7 Species
Dipsocoridae (Dohrn, 1859) - 4 SpeciesDipsocorids
Enicocephalidae (Stål, 1860) - 5 SpeciesGnat bug
Gelastocoridae (Kirkaldy, 1897) - 25 SpeciesToad bugs
Geocoridae (Baerensprung, 1860) - 28 SpeciesBig-eyed Bugs
Gerridae (Leach, 1815) - 41 SpeciesWater spiders
Hebridae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 7 SpeciesVelvet water bugs
Henicocoridae (Woodward, 1968) - 1 Species
Hermatobatidae (Coutière & Martin, 1901) - 2 Species
Heterogastridae (Stål, 1872) - 5 Species
Hydrometridae (Billberg, 1820) - 8 SpeciesWater measures
Hyocephalidae (Bergroth, 1906) - 3 Species
Idiostolidae (Scudder, 1962) - 3 Species
Largidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 20 SpeciesBordered plant bugs
Leptopodidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 2 SpeciesSpiny shore bugs
Lestoniidae (China, 1955) - 2 Species
Lygaeidae (Schilling, 1829) - 114 SpeciesMilkweed bugs
Meschiidae (Malipatil, 2014) - 3 Species
Mesoveliidae (Douglas & Scott, 1867) - 13 SpeciesWater treaders
Micronectidae (Jaczewski, 1924) - 4 Species
Miridae (Hahn, 1831) - 436 SpeciesGrass bugs
Nabidae (Costa, 1852) - 22 SpeciesDamsel bugs
Naucoridae (Leach, 1815) - 10 SpeciesCreeping water bugs
Nepidae (Latreille, 1802) - 10 SpeciesWater stick insects
Ninidae (Barber, 1956) - 1 Species
Notonectidae (Latreille, 1802) - 45 SpeciesGreater water boatman
Ochteridae (Kirkaldy, 1906) - 2 SpeciesVelvety shore bugs
Omaniidae (Cobben, 1970) - 2 Species
Oxycarenidae (Stål, 1862) - 6 Species
Pachygronthidae (Stål, 1865) - 12 Species
Pentatomidae (Leach, 1815) - 409 SpeciesTerrestrial turtle bugs
Piesmatidae (Amyot & Audinet-serville, 1843) - 11 SpeciesAsh-grey leaf bugs
Plataspididae (Dallas, 1851) - 22 Species
Pleidae (Fieber, 1817) - 5 SpeciesPygmy backswimmers
Plokiophilidae (China, 1953) - 0 Species
Polyctenidae (Westwood, 1874) - 2 SpeciesBat bugs
Pyrrhocoridae (Dohrn, 1859) - 9 SpeciesCotton stainers
Reduviidae (Latreille, 1807) - 254 SpeciesAssassin bugs
Rhopalidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 9 SpeciesScentless plant bugs
Rhyparochromidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 203 SpeciesSeed bugs
Saldidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 10 SpeciesShore bugs
Schizopteridae (Reuter, 1891) - 88 SpeciesJumping ground bugs
Scutelleridae (Leach, 1815) - 35 SpeciesShield-backed bugs
Termitaphididae (Myers, 1924) - 1 SpeciesTermite bugs
Tessaratomidae (Stål, 1864) - 21 SpeciesTessaratomids
Thaumastocoridae (Kirkaldy, 1908) - 23 SpeciesRoyal palm bugs
Tingidae (Laporte, 1832) - 246 SpeciesLace bugs
Veliidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 69 SpeciesSmaller water striders
65 Families with 2803 Species in Australia
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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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