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Distribution path and Subregions of Continents (More Checklists)
Path: Continents
Subregions: Africa (Central Africa, East Africa, North Africa, Southern Africa, West Africa), America (Caribbean, Central America, North America, South America), Antarctica (Antarctic Islands), Eurasia (Asia, Caucasus, Europe, Russia), Oceania (Australasia, Melanesia, Micronesia, Polynesia)
Taxonomy for Heteroptera (True bugs) in Continents
Class
Continents
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 2100 families, 95521 genera, 1034310 species
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Subclass
Continents
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 2027 families, 94710 genera, 1032355 species
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Infraclass
Continents
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 1750 families, 92743 genera, 1022001 species
Tree
Superorder
Continents
Paraneoptera (Martynov, 1923)
 406 families, 13878 genera, 94616 species
Tree
Order
Continents
Hemiptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Hemipterans) - Systematics
 307 families, 12503 genera, 82650 species
Tree
Suborder
Continents
Heteroptera (Latreille, 1810) (True bugs)
 95 families, 3623 genera, 19177 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
Continents
    Cimicomorpha (Leston & Al., 1954) (Thaumastocorid bugs)
     19 families, 1563 genera, 9635 species
Infraorder
Continents
    Dipsocoromorpha (Miyamoto, 1961)
     4 families, 34 genera, 148 species
Infraorder
Continents
    Enicocephalomorpha (Stichel, 1955)
     2 families, 30 genera, 68 species
Infraorder
Continents
    Gerromorpha (Popov, 1971) (Shore-inhabiting bugs)
     8 families, 105 genera, 561 species
Infraorder
Continents
    Leptopodomorpha (Popov, 1971) (Leptopodid bugs)
     4 families, 45 genera, 238 species
Infraorder
Continents
    Nepomorpha (Popov, 1971) (Aquatic bugs)
     11 families, 197 genera, 1071 species
Infraorder
Continents
    Pentatomomorpha (Leston & Al., 1954)
     45 families, 1619 genera, 7416 species

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Family overview for Heteroptera (True bugs) in Continents
Acanthosomatidae (Signoret, 1864) - 96 SpeciesAcanthosomatids
Aenictopecheidae (Usinger, 1932) - 8 Species
Aepophilidae (Puton, 1879) - 1 Species
Alydidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 158 SpeciesBroad-headed bugs
Anthocoridae (Fieber, 1837) - 314 SpeciesMinute pirate bugs
Aphelocheiridae (Fieber, 1851) - 14 Species
Aphylidae (Bergroth, 1906) - 2 Species
Aradidae (Spinola, 1837) - 503 SpeciesFlat bugs
Artheneidae (Stål, 1872) - 14 Species
Belostomatidae (Leach, 1815) - 175 SpeciesFleas
Berytidae (Fieber, 1851) - 108 SpeciesStilt bugs
Blissidae (Stål, 1862) - 22 SpeciesChinch Bugs
Cantacaderidae (Stal, 1873) -> Cantacaderinae - 0 Species
Catacanderidae -> Cantacaderinae - 0 Species
Ceratocombidae (Fieber, 1861) - 17 Species
Cimicidae (Latreille, 1802) - 99 SpeciesBed bugs
Colobathristidae (Stål, 1866) - 5 Species
Coreidae (Leach, 1815) - 1853 SpeciesSquash bugs
Corixidae (Leach, 1815) - 450 SpeciesWater boatman
Cryptorhamphidae (Hamid, 1971) - 4 Species
Cydnidae (Billberg, 1820) - 365 SpeciesBurrower bugs
Cymidae (Baerensprung, 1860) - 58 Species
Dinidoridae (Stål, 1867) - 44 Species
Dipsocoridae (Dohrn, 1859) - 23 SpeciesDipsocorids
Ebboidae (Perrichot, Nel, Guilbert & Neraudeau, 2006) - 1 Species
Enicocephalidae (Stål, 1860) - 60 SpeciesGnat bug
Gelastocoridae (Kirkaldy, 1897) - 46 SpeciesToad bugs
Geocoridae (Baerensprung, 1860) - 119 SpeciesBig-eyed Bugs
Gerridae (Leach, 1815) - 202 SpeciesWater spiders
Hebridae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 53 SpeciesVelvet water bugs
Helotrephidae (Esaki & China, 1927) - 2 Species
Henicocoridae (Woodward, 1968) - 1 Species
Hermatobatidae (Coutière & Martin, 1901) - 4 Species
Heterogastridae (Stål, 1872) - 10 Species
Hispanocaderidae (Golub, Popov & Arillo, 2012) - 1 Species
Hydrometridae (Billberg, 1820) - 46 SpeciesWater measures
Hyocephalidae (Bergroth, 1906) - 3 Species
Hypsipterygidae (Drake, 1961) - 1 Species
Idiostolidae (Scudder, 1962) - 4 Species
Ignotingidae (Zhang, Golub, Popov & Shcherbakov, 2005) - 2 Species
Joppeicidae (Reuter, 1910) - 1 Species
Largidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 73 SpeciesBordered plant bugs
Leptopodidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 19 SpeciesSpiny shore bugs
Lestoniidae (China, 1955) - 2 Species
Lygaeidae (Schilling, 1829) - 948 SpeciesMilkweed bugs
Macroveliidae (Mckinstry, 1942) - 4 SpeciesMacroveliid shore bugs
Malcidae (Stål, 1865) - 31 Species
Medocostidae (Stys, 1967) - 2 Species
Megarididae (Mcatee & Malloch, 1928) - 1 Species
Meschiidae (Malipatil, 2014) - 3 Species
Mesoveliidae (Douglas & Scott, 1867) - 54 SpeciesWater treaders
Micronectidae (Jaczewski, 1924) - 6 Species
Microphysidae (Dohrn, 1859) - 41 SpeciesMicrophysids
Miridae (Hahn, 1831) - 5234 SpeciesGrass bugs
Nabidae (Costa, 1852) - 212 SpeciesDamsel bugs
Naucoridae (Leach, 1815) - 83 SpeciesCreeping water bugs
Nepidae (Latreille, 1802) - 93 SpeciesWater stick insects
Ninidae (Barber, 1956) - 7 Species
Notonectidae (Latreille, 1802) - 173 SpeciesGreater water boatman
Ochteridae (Kirkaldy, 1906) - 7 SpeciesVelvety shore bugs
Omaniidae (Cobben, 1970) - 3 Species
Oxycarenidae (Stål, 1862) - 67 Species
Pachygronthidae (Stål, 1865) - 26 Species
Pachymeridiidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 37 Species
Pachynomidae (Stål, 1873) - 2 Species
Paraphrynovelidae - 2 Species
Parastrachiidae (Oshanin, 1922) - 1 Species
Pentatomidae (Leach, 1815) - 1222 SpeciesTerrestrial turtle bugs
Phloeidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 1 Species
Piesmatidae (Amyot & Audinet-serville, 1843) - 55 SpeciesAsh-grey leaf bugs
Plataspidae (Dallas, 1851) -> Plataspididae - 1 Species
Plataspididae (Dallas, 1851) - 57 Species
Pleidae (Fieber, 1817) - 22 SpeciesPygmy backswimmers
Plokiophilidae (China, 1953) - 8 Species
Polyctenidae (Westwood, 1874) - 10 SpeciesBat bugs
Primipentatomidae (Yao, Cai, Rider & Ren, 2013) - 5 Species
Pyrrhocoridae (Dohrn, 1859) - 56 SpeciesCotton stainers
Reduviidae (Latreille, 1807) - 981 SpeciesAssassin bugs
Rhopalidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 175 SpeciesScentless plant bugs
Rhyparochromidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 845 SpeciesSeed bugs
Saldidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 215 SpeciesShore bugs
Schizopteridae (Reuter, 1891) - 107 SpeciesJumping ground bugs
Scutelleridae (Leach, 1815) - 196 SpeciesShield-backed bugs
Stenocephalidae (Dallas, 1852) - 0 SpeciesStenocephalid Bugs
Termitaphididae (Myers, 1924) - 10 SpeciesTermite bugs
Tessaratomidae (Stål, 1864) - 177 SpeciesTessaratomids
Thaumastellidae (Štys, 1864) - 1 Species
Thaumastocoridae (Kirkaldy, 1908) - 32 SpeciesRoyal palm bugs
Thyreocoridae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 62 SpeciesBlack bugs
Tingidae (Laporte, 1832) - 2674 SpeciesLace bugs
Trisegmentatidae (Zhang, Sun & Zhang, 1994) - 1 Species
Urostylidae (Dallas, 1851) - 22 Species
Veliidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 196 SpeciesSmaller water striders
Velocipedidae (Bergroth, 1891) - 2 Species
Vetanthocoridae (Yao, Cai & Ren, 2006) - 16 Species
Vianaididae (Kormilev, 1955) - 3 Species
Yuripopovinidae (Azar & Al., 2011) - 2 Species
97 Families with 19174 Species in Continents
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Species overview - Checklist for Heteroptera in Continents without family allocation
Euthenestes robustus ()Info
Liorrhyssus hyalinus ()Info
Neodicyphus rhododendri ()Info
3 Species in Heteroptera for Continents listed without family allocation
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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