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Distribution path and Subregions of Botswana (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - Southern Africa - Botswana
Taxonomy for Heteroptera (True bugs) in Botswana
Class
Botswana
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 212 families, 1379 genera, 3005 species
Tree
Subclass
Botswana
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 211 families, 1378 genera, 3001 species
Tree
Infraclass
Botswana
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 198 families, 1324 genera, 2859 species
Tree
Superorder
Botswana
Paraneoptera (Martynov, 1923)
 26 families, 97 genera, 237 species
Tree
Order
Botswana
Hemiptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Hemipterans) - Systematics
 21 families, 87 genera, 224 species
Tree
Suborder
Botswana
Heteroptera (Latreille, 1810) (True bugs)
 10 families, 64 genera, 194 species
Site
Tree
Show Info
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
Botswana
    Cimicomorpha (Leston & Al., 1954) (Thaumastocorid bugs)
     2 families, 51 genera, 174 species
Infraorder
Botswana
    Gerromorpha (Popov, 1971) (Shore-inhabiting bugs)
     1 family, 1 genus, 2 species
Infraorder
Botswana
    Nepomorpha (Popov, 1971) (Aquatic bugs)
     2 families, 5 genera, 8 species
Infraorder
Botswana
    Pentatomomorpha (Leston & Al., 1954)
     5 families, 7 genera, 10 species

Family overview for Heteroptera (True bugs) in Botswana
Coreidae (Leach, 1815) - 5 SpeciesSquash bugs
Corixidae (Leach, 1815) - 3 SpeciesWater boatman
Hydrometridae (Billberg, 1820) - 2 SpeciesWater measures
Lygaeidae (Schilling, 1829) - 1 SpeciesMilkweed bugs
Notonectidae (Latreille, 1802) - 5 SpeciesGreater water boatman
Pentatomidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesTerrestrial turtle bugs
Reduviidae (Latreille, 1807) - 1 SpeciesAssassin bugs
Rhyparochromidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 1 SpeciesSeed bugs
Tessaratomidae (Stål, 1864) - 2 SpeciesTessaratomids
Tingidae (Laporte, 1832) - 173 SpeciesLace bugs
10 Families with 194 Species in Botswana


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Species overview - Checklist for Heteroptera in Botswana
Species with ANext  
Aconchus urbanus (Horváth, 1905)Info
Agramma aliwalanum (Drake, 1954)Info
Agramma amplicostatum (Rodrigues, 1982)Info
Agramma australis (Rodrigues, 1982)Info
Agramma botswanum (Rodrigues, 1990)Info
Agramma capensis (Rodrigues, 1984)Info
Agramma ceresum (Rodrigues, 1990)Info
Agramma convexum (Rodrigues, 1984)Info
Agramma dilectulum (Drake, 1951)Info
Agramma lineatum (Horváth, 1929)Info
Agramma longum (Drake, 1954)Info
Agramma manselli (Rodrigues, 1987)Info
Agramma meridionalis (Rodrigues, 1990)Info
Agramma onar (Drake, 1961)Info
Agramma singulum (Drake, 1954)Info
Agramma tenuicostatum (Rodrigues, 1984)Info
Agramma theroni (Rodrigues, 1984)Info
Ammianus alaticollis (Stål, 1855)Info
Ammianus junodi (Distant, 1904)Info
Ammianus natalensis (Rodrigues, 1982)Info
Ammianus wahlbergi ()Info
Angiocader obesus (Distant, 1902)Info
Anisops debilis -> Anisops variaInfo
Anisops sardeus -> Anisops variaInfo
Anisops varia (Fieber, 1851)Info
Astolophos capitatus (Distant, 1904)Info
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Bagrada hilaris (Burmeister, 1835)Painted bugInfo
Baichila capeneri (Drake & Slater, 1955)Info
Baichila pulla (Drake & Slater, 1955)Info
Baichila vulsa (Drake & Slater, 1955)Info
Bako capeneri (Drake, 1956)Info
Bako dieides (Drake & Ruhoff, 1961)Info
Bako distinctus (Rodrigues, 1981)Info
Bako editus (Drake, 1956)Info
Bako lepidus (Rodrigues, 1981)Info
Bunia milleri (Drake, 1954)Info
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Caffrocysta aliwalana (Rodrigues, 1981)Info
Cantacader attenuatus (Distant, 1902)Info
Cantacader letabanus (Duarte-rodrigues, 1981)Info
Ceratinoderma fornicata (Stål, 1873)Info
Ceratinoderma stali (Rodrigues, 1984)Info
Clavigralla strabo (Dolling, 1979)Info
Cletus binotulatus (Stål, 1858)Info
Cletus binotulatus binotulatus (Stål, 1858)Info
Cletus ochraceus (Herrich-schaeffer, 1842)Info
Cletus ochraceus perturbatus (Hesse, 1935)Info
Cnemiandrus typicus (Distant, 1902)Info
Cochlochila austroafricana (Rodrigues, 1982)Info
Cochlochila bequaerti (Schouteden, 1916)Info
Cochlochila capeneri (Drake & Slater, 1955)Info
Cochlochila dispar (Rodrigues, 1982)Info
Cochlochila longispinosa (Rodrigues, 1982)Info
Cochlochila minuscula (Rodrigues, 1982)Info
Cochlochila nemesiae (Rodrigues, 1982)Info
Cochlochila theroni (Rodrigues, 1982)Info
Cochlochila zetana (Drake, 1954)Info
Compseuta bioculata (Drake, 1948)Info
Compseuta capensis (Walker, 1873)Info
Compseuta cordiae (Drake, 1948)Info
Compseuta holana (Drake, 1948)Info
Compseuta lamellata (Drake, 1958)Info
Compseuta montandoni (Horváth, 1910)Info
Compseuta notialis (Drake, 1948)Info
Compseuta ornatella (Stål, 1855)Info
Compseuta ornatella biseriata (Drake, 1948)Info
Compseuta ornatella teres (Drake, 1948)Info
Compseuta propinqua (Rodrigues, 1987)Info
Cysteochila austroafricana (Rodrigues, 1981)Info
Cysteochila capensis (Rodrigues, 1981)Info
Cysteochila conchata (Rodrigues, 1981)Info
Cysteochila endeca (Drake, 1954)Info
Cysteochila gyphostemmae (Rodrigues, 1981)Info
Cysteochila incolana (Drake, 1956)Info
Cysteochila lineata (Rodrigues, 1981)Info
Cysteochila manselli (Rodrigues, 1981)Info
Cysteochila munda (Drake, 1954)Info
Cysteochila natalensis (Stål, 1855)Info
Cysteochila nervosana (Drake, 1956)Info
Cysteochila pilosa (Rodrigues, 1982)Info
Cysteochila sordida (Stål, 1860)Info
Cysteochila theroni (Rodrigues, 1990)Info
Cysteochila transvaalensis (Rodrigues, 1981)Info
Cysteochila tumida (Rodrigues, 1981)Info
Cysteochila tzitzikamana (Drake, 1956)Info
Cysteochila umkomaasiana (Rodrigues, 1981)Info
Cysteochila vadosa (Drake, 1956)Info
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Dictyla affinis (Rodrigues, 1987)Info
Dictyla aurigana (Drake, 1954)Info
Dictyla comes (Drake, 1948)Info
Dictyla dollingi (Rodrigues, 1982)Info
Dictyla femoralis (Stål, 1873)Info
Dictyla jacobsi (Rodrigues, 1990)Info
Dictyla nassata (Puton, 1874)Info
Dictyla picturata (Distant, 1902)Info
Dictyla theroni (Rodrigues, 1984)Info
Dictyla tuberosa (Horváth, 1929)Info
Dieuches armatipes (Walker, 1872)Info
Dulinius congruus (Drake, 1953)Info
Dulinius explanatus (Rodrigues, 1987)Info
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Elasmognathus fieberi (Stål, 1855)Info
Enithares sobria (Stål, 1855)Info
Euahanes inflatus (Distant, 1911)Info
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Galeatus scrophicus (Saunders, 1876)Info
Gonycentrum elegans (Distant, 1904)Info
Gonycentrum nebulosum (Distant, 1904)Info
Gonycentrum reticulatum (Distant, 1904)Info
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Habrochila africana (Drake, 1948)Info
Habrochila clivosa (Drake, 1954)Info
Habrochila monticola (Horváth, 1929)Info
Habrochila namibiana (Rodrigues, 1984)Info
Habrochila natalana (Drake, 1956)Info
Haedus clypeatus (Distant, 1904)Info
Haedus elongatus (Drake, 1948)Info
Haedus spinosus (Rodrigues, 1990)Info
Hydrometra albolineata -> Hydrometra albolineolataInfo
Hydrometra albolineolata ()Info
Species with KBack  Next  Top
Kapiriella natalana (Drake, 1956)Info
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Lasiacantha crassicornis (Horváth, 1929)Info
Lasiacantha horvathi (Drake, 1951)Info
Lasiacantha jacobsi (Rodrigues, 1990)Info
Lasiacantha turneri (Drake, 1953)Info
Lopodytes agilis (Miller, 1950)Info
Lullius affinis (Rodrigues, 1984)Info
Lullius biseriatus (Rodrigues, 1985)Info
Lullius insolens (Drake, 1944)Info
Lullius major (Distant, 1904)Info
Lullius minor (Distant, 1904)Info
Lullius parvus (Rodrigues, 1990)Info
Lullius spinifemur (Drake, 1961)Info
Lullius turneri (Rodrigues, 1981)Info
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Machairotingis dispar (Rodrigues, 1984)Info
Machairotingis pentameris (Rodrigues, 1981)Info
Mafa longa (Rodrigues, 1981)Info
Mafa tenuicostata (Rodrigues, 1981)Info
Mafa theroni (Rodrigues, 1990)Info
Micronecta scutellaris -> Sigara scutellarisInfo
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Naochila engys (Drake & Hill, 1964)Info
Naochila natalana (Drake, 1954)Info
Naochila parvella (Drake, 1954)Info
Natalicola pallida (Westwood, 1837)Info
Neoplerochila dispar (Rodrigues, 1981)Info
Neoplerochila paliatseasi (Rodrigues, 1981)Info
Neoplerochila uniformis (Rodrigues, 1987)Info
Neoplerochila youngai (Rodrigues, 1987)Info
Nychia limpida (Stål, 1860)Info
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Oncopeltus famelicus (Fabricius, 1781)Info
Onymochila dichapetali (Horváth, 1929)Info
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Paracopium africum (Drake, 1956)Info
Paracopium glabricorne (Montandon, 1892)Info
Paraleptoypha paulae (Rodrigues, 1980)Info
Paraperissonemia quadrata (Drake, 1954)Info
Paraperissonemia transvaalana (Rodrigues, 1981)Info
Perbrinckea brincki (Drake, 1956)Info
Perissonemia halleriae (Rodrigues, 1981)Info
Phaenotropis pericarti (Rodrigues, 1986)Info
Physatocheila katbergana (Drake, 1953)Info
Physatocheila weenenana (Drake, 1953)Info
Plerochila australis (Distant, 1904)Info
Plerochila zululandana (Drake, 1953)Info
Plesionoma biseriatus (Rodrigues, 1987)Info
Plesionoma capeneri (Duarte-rodrigues, 1981)Info
Plesionoma eteosa (Drake, 1954)Info
Plesionoma humeralis (Distant, 1902)Info
Plesionoma theroni (Rodrigues, 1984)Info
Pogonostyla afra (Drake & Smithers, 1958)Info
Pogonostyla intonsa (Drake, 1953)Info
Pogonostyla natalicola (Distant, 1902)Info
Pontanus cafer (Distant, 1902)Info
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Sabestena afra (Rodrigues, 1981)Info
Sabestena capensis (Rodrigues, 1981)Info
Sabestena dispar (Rodrigues, 1984)Info
Sabestena elegentula (Rodrigues, 1984)Info
Sanazarius biseriatus (Drake, 1953)Info
Sanazarius cuneatus (Distant, 1904)Info
Sanazarius productus (Distant, 1911)Info
Selenymenum piriforme (Montandon, 1894)Info
Sigara meridionalis (Wallengren, 1875)Info
Sigara scutellaris (Stål, 1858)Info
Sinalda aethiops (Distant, 1902)Info
Sinalda afra (Drake & Ruhoff, 1961)Info
Sinalda capensis (Duarte-rodrigues, 1988)Info
Sinalda cristata (Duarte-rodrigues, 1988)Info
Sinalda dilatata (Duarte-rodrigues, 1988)Info
Sinalda haplotaxis (Froeschner, 1968)Info
Sinalda helichrysumae (Duarte-rodrigues, 1981)Info
Sinalda testacea (Distant, 1902)Info
Sinuessa colens (Drake, 1953)Info
Sinuessa nairobia (Drake, 1957)Info
Sinuessa waelbroecki (Schouteden, 1905)Info
Stephanitis rhododendri (Horváth, 1905)Rhododendron lace bugInfo
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Tingis afrana (Rodrigues, 1981)Info
Species with UBack  Top
Ulmus distanti (Rodrigues, 1984)Info
Ulmus testudineatus (Distant, 1904)Info
Urentius vepris (Drake, 1945)Info
194 Species in Heteroptera for Botswana 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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