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Distribution path and Subregions of Central America (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - America - Central America
Subregions: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
Taxonomy for Heteroptera (True bugs) in Central America
Class
Central America
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 598 families, 10563 genera, 48869 species
Tree
Subclass
Central America
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 591 families, 10539 genera, 48833 species
Tree
Infraclass
Central America
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 566 families, 10392 genera, 48291 species
Tree
Superorder
Central America
Paraneoptera (Martynov, 1923)
 142 families, 1435 genera, 4405 species
Tree
Order
Central America
Hemiptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Hemipterans) - Systematics
 95 families, 1231 genera, 3830 species
Tree
Suborder
Central America
Heteroptera (Latreille, 1810) (True bugs)
 47 families, 488 genera, 1389 species
Site
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
Central America
    Cimicomorpha (Leston & Al., 1954) (Thaumastocorid bugs)
     8 families, 205 genera, 539 species
Infraorder
Central America
    Dipsocoromorpha (Miyamoto, 1961)
     3 families, 3 genera, 3 species
Infraorder
Central America
    Enicocephalomorpha (Stichel, 1955)
     1 family, 1 genus, 1 species
Infraorder
Central America
    Gerromorpha (Popov, 1971) (Shore-inhabiting bugs)
     6 families, 22 genera, 77 species
Infraorder
Central America
    Leptopodomorpha (Popov, 1971) (Leptopodid bugs)
     1 family, 6 genera, 30 species
Infraorder
Central America
    Nepomorpha (Popov, 1971) (Aquatic bugs)
     8 families, 28 genera, 120 species
Infraorder
Central America
    Pentatomomorpha (Leston & Al., 1954)
     21 families, 225 genera, 624 species

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Family overview for Heteroptera (True bugs) in Central America
Acanthosomatidae (Signoret, 1864) - 2 SpeciesAcanthosomatids
Alydidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 10 SpeciesBroad-headed bugs
Anthocoridae (Fieber, 1837) - 22 SpeciesMinute pirate bugs
Aradidae (Spinola, 1837) - 13 SpeciesFlat bugs
Belostomatidae (Leach, 1815) - 30 SpeciesFleas
Berytidae (Fieber, 1851) - 15 SpeciesStilt bugs
Ceratocombidae (Fieber, 1861) - 1 Species
Cimicidae (Latreille, 1802) - 6 SpeciesBed bugs
Coreidae (Leach, 1815) - 200 SpeciesSquash bugs
Corixidae (Leach, 1815) - 22 SpeciesWater boatman
Cydnidae (Billberg, 1820) - 27 SpeciesBurrower bugs
Cymidae (Baerensprung, 1860) - 5 Species
Dipsocoridae (Dohrn, 1859) - 1 SpeciesDipsocorids
Enicocephalidae (Stål, 1860) - 1 SpeciesGnat bug
Gelastocoridae (Kirkaldy, 1897) - 11 SpeciesToad bugs
Geocoridae (Baerensprung, 1860) - 11 SpeciesBig-eyed Bugs
Gerridae (Leach, 1815) - 26 SpeciesWater spiders
Hebridae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 9 SpeciesVelvet water bugs
Hydrometridae (Billberg, 1820) - 6 SpeciesWater measures
Largidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 13 SpeciesBordered plant bugs
Lygaeidae (Schilling, 1829) - 80 SpeciesMilkweed bugs
Macroveliidae (Mckinstry, 1942) - 1 SpeciesMacroveliid shore bugs
Mesoveliidae (Douglas & Scott, 1867) - 10 SpeciesWater treaders
Microphysidae (Dohrn, 1859) - 1 SpeciesMicrophysids
Miridae (Hahn, 1831) - 250 SpeciesGrass bugs
Nabidae (Costa, 1852) - 17 SpeciesDamsel bugs
Naucoridae (Leach, 1815) - 22 SpeciesCreeping water bugs
Nepidae (Latreille, 1802) - 7 SpeciesWater stick insects
Notonectidae (Latreille, 1802) - 23 SpeciesGreater water boatman
Ochteridae (Kirkaldy, 1906) - 3 SpeciesVelvety shore bugs
Oxycarenidae (Stål, 1862) - 3 Species
Pachygronthidae (Stål, 1865) - 3 Species
Pentatomidae (Leach, 1815) - 124 SpeciesTerrestrial turtle bugs
Piesmatidae (Amyot & Audinet-serville, 1843) - 1 SpeciesAsh-grey leaf bugs
Pleidae (Fieber, 1817) - 2 SpeciesPygmy backswimmers
Plokiophilidae (China, 1953) - 1 Species
Pyrrhocoridae (Dohrn, 1859) - 11 SpeciesCotton stainers
Reduviidae (Latreille, 1807) - 120 SpeciesAssassin bugs
Rhopalidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 5 SpeciesScentless plant bugs
Rhyparochromidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 58 SpeciesSeed bugs
Saldidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 30 SpeciesShore bugs
Schizopteridae (Reuter, 1891) - 1 SpeciesJumping ground bugs
Scutelleridae (Leach, 1815) - 15 SpeciesShield-backed bugs
Termitaphididae (Myers, 1924) - 4 SpeciesTermite bugs
Tessaratomidae (Stål, 1864) - 1 SpeciesTessaratomids
Thyreocoridae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 23 SpeciesBlack bugs
Tingidae (Laporte, 1832) - 122 SpeciesLace bugs
Veliidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 25 SpeciesSmaller water striders
48 Families with 1394 Species in Central 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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