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Distribution path and Subregions of Melanesia (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Oceania - Melanesia
Subregions: Fiji (Viti Levu), New Caledonia (Loyalty Islands), Papua New Guinea (Bismarck Archipelago, Milne Bay, Papua Region), Solomon Islands (Choiseul, Guadalcanal, Makira, Santa Cruz Islands, Santa Isabel, Uki), Vanuatu (Malampa, New Hebrides)
Taxonomy for Heteroptera (True bugs) in Melanesia
Class
Melanesia
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 467 families, 5464 genera, 24244 species
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Subclass
Melanesia
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 458 families, 5447 genera, 24222 species
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Infraclass
Melanesia
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 442 families, 5367 genera, 24022 species
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Superorder
Melanesia
Paraneoptera (Martynov, 1923)
 94 families, 735 genera, 2178 species
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Order
Melanesia
Hemiptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Hemipterans) - Systematics
 70 families, 653 genera, 1909 species
Tree
Suborder
Melanesia
Heteroptera (Latreille, 1810) (True bugs)
 26 families, 118 genera, 218 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
Melanesia
    Cimicomorpha (Leston & Al., 1954) (Thaumastocorid bugs)
     6 families, 65 genera, 136 species
Infraorder
Melanesia
    Gerromorpha (Popov, 1971) (Shore-inhabiting bugs)
     3 families, 5 genera, 8 species
Infraorder
Melanesia
    Leptopodomorpha (Popov, 1971) (Leptopodid bugs)
     1 family, 1 genus, 1 species
Infraorder
Melanesia
    Nepomorpha (Popov, 1971) (Aquatic bugs)
     5 families, 7 genera, 13 species
Infraorder
Melanesia
    Pentatomomorpha (Leston & Al., 1954)
     11 families, 40 genera, 60 species

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Family overview for Heteroptera (True bugs) in Melanesia
Alydidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 3 SpeciesBroad-headed bugs
Anthocoridae (Fieber, 1837) - 1 SpeciesMinute pirate bugs
Aradidae (Spinola, 1837) - 1 SpeciesFlat bugs
Belostomatidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesFleas
Cimicidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesBed bugs
Coreidae (Leach, 1815) - 18 SpeciesSquash bugs
Corixidae (Leach, 1815) - 5 SpeciesWater boatman
Dinidoridae (Stål, 1867) - 1 Species
Gelastocoridae (Kirkaldy, 1897) - 1 SpeciesToad bugs
Geocoridae (Baerensprung, 1860) - 1 SpeciesBig-eyed Bugs
Gerridae (Leach, 1815) - 4 SpeciesWater spiders
Hydrometridae (Billberg, 1820) - 1 SpeciesWater measures
Largidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 1 SpeciesBordered plant bugs
Leptopodidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 1 SpeciesSpiny shore bugs
Lygaeidae (Schilling, 1829) - 15 SpeciesMilkweed bugs
Mesoveliidae (Douglas & Scott, 1867) - 3 SpeciesWater treaders
Miridae (Hahn, 1831) - 2 SpeciesGrass bugs
Notonectidae (Latreille, 1802) - 5 SpeciesGreater water boatman
Ochteridae (Kirkaldy, 1906) - 1 SpeciesVelvety shore bugs
Pentatomidae (Leach, 1815) - 10 SpeciesTerrestrial turtle bugs
Pleidae (Fieber, 1817) - 1 SpeciesPygmy backswimmers
Polyctenidae (Westwood, 1874) - 1 SpeciesBat bugs
Reduviidae (Latreille, 1807) - 5 SpeciesAssassin bugs
Rhyparochromidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 2 SpeciesSeed bugs
Scutelleridae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesShield-backed bugs
Tessaratomidae (Stål, 1864) - 6 SpeciesTessaratomids
Tingidae (Laporte, 1832) - 126 SpeciesLace bugs
27 Families with 219 Species in Melanesia
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Species overview - Checklist for Heteroptera in Melanesia
Species with ANext  
Acarihygia fijiana (Brailovsky, 1993)Info
Aeithauma aliona (Drake & Ruhoff, 1965)Info
Aeopelys neata (Drake & Ruhoff, 1965)Info
Aepykorys proekes (Drake & Ruhoff, 1965)Info
Agaotingis ania (Drake & Ruhoff, 1965)Info
Agaotingis australis (Montrouzier, 1864)Info
Agapophyta bipunctata (Guérin, 1831)Info
Agathyrna venosa (Dolling, 1987)Info
Agramma agasma (Drake & Ruhoff, 1965)Info
Amblypelta bilineata (Stål, 1873)Info
Amyotea hamata (Walker, 1867)Info
Amyotea reciproca (Walker, 1867)Info
Anisops cleopatra (Distant, 1914)Info
Anisops elstoni (Brooks, 1951)Info
Anisops nasutus (Fieber, 1851)Info
Anisops occipitalis (Breddin, 1905)Info
Anisops tahitiensis (Lundblad, 1935)Info
Arictus obscurus (Monteith, 1997)Info
Asperotingis tristis (Péricart, 2000)Info
Astacops auratus (Scudder, 1963)Info
Astacops dorycus rufus (Scudder, 1963)Info
Astacops sanguineus (Scudder, 1963)Info
Astacops thoracicus (Distant, 1901)Info
Aulotingis moalae (Drake & Poor, 1943)Info
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Basicryptus rugicollis (Westwood, 1837)Info
Belenus bengalensis (Distant, 1909)Info
Biprorulus bibax bibax (Breddin, 1900)Info
Brachylybas bougainvillensis (Brailovsky & Martinez, 1994)Info
Brachylybas delgadoi (Brailovsky, 1996)Info
Brachylybas taveuni (Brailovsky, 1996)Info
Brachylybas vanua (Brailovsky, 1996)Info
Brachylybas variegata (Le Guillou, 1841)Passionvine BugInfo
Species with CBack  Next  Top
Cantacader agilis (Drake, 1951)Info
Cantacader agilis tricarinatus (Drake, 1951)Info
Cantacader amydis -> Cantacader nocturnisInfo
Cantacader nocturnis (Hacker, 1929)Info
Cantao ocellatus (Thunberg, 1784)Info
Carldrakeana engista (Drake & Ruhoff, 1961)Info
Catacanthus incarnatus (Drury, 1773)Info
Celantia creta (Drake, 1960)Info
Cephalidiosus megapharsus (Guilbert, 1997)Info
Cephalidiosus mesopharsus (Guilbert, 1997)Info
Cimex rotundatus (Signoret, 1852)Info
Coracanthella geophila (Montrouzier, 1858)Info
Coridromius variegatus (Montrouzier, 1861)Info
Corinthius typicus (Distant, 1920)Info
Corythotingis zimmermani (Drake & Poor, 1943)Info
Cottothucha oceanae (Drake & Poor, 1941)Info
Cromerus invarius (Walker, 1873)Info
Cysteochila aletheia (Drake & Ruhoff, 1962)Info
Cysteochila emmelia (Drake, 1960)Info
Cysteochila idonea (Drake, 1956)Info
Cysteochila javensis (Drake & Poor, 1937)Info
Cysteochila jimmina (Drake, 1960)Info
Cysteochila lita (Drake, 1960)Info
Cysteochila nativa (Drake, 1960)Info
Cysteochila syscena (Drake, 1960)Info
Cysteochila tricolor (Hacker, 1929)Info
Cysteochila vitilevuana (Drake & Poor, 1943)Info
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Dasynus fumosus (Blöte, 1935)Info
Dicysta neocaledonica (Guilbert, 1997)Info
Dicysta serrata (Guilbert, 1997)Info
Diplocysta papuana (Drake, 1960)Info
Diplocysta rustica (Drake, 1960)Info
Diplocysta thaleia (Drake & Ruhoff, 1965)Info
Distocader charieis (Drake & Ruhoff, 1965)Info
Species with EBack  Next  Top
Emesopsis infenestra (Tatarnic, Wall & Cassis, 2011)Info
Eoctenes ferrisi ()Info
Epimixia nigriceps (Signoret, 1881)Info
Eritingis pacifica (Kirkaldy, 1908)Info
Eritingis recens (Drake & Poor, 1937)Info
Eteoneus boops (Blöte, 1945)Info
Eteoneus lectus (Drake, 1960)Info
Eteoneus peroronus (Drake, 1942)Info
Eysarcoris distinctus (Schouteden, 1906)Info
Species with FBack  Next  Top
Furcilliger asperulus (Horváth, 1925)Info
Furcilliger cheesmanae (Drake, 1954)Info
Furcilliger orestes -> Furcilliger asperulusInfo
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Germalus fuscovittatus (Malipatil, 2013)Info
Graptostethus servus (Fabricius, 1787)Seed Eating BugInfo
Graptostethus varipictus (Slater, 1985)Info
Gyalotingis constanti (Péricart, 2000)Info
Gyalotingis gressitti (Drake, 1960)Info
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Hebetingis adeia (Drake, 1960)Info
Helonotus exsugiens (Stål, 1863)Info
Holophygdon melanesica (Kirkaldy, 1908)Info
Holophygdon melanesica fusca (Drake & Poor, 1943)Info
Hydrometra barei (Hungerford, 1927)Info
Hypsotingis columna (Drake, 1960)Info
Species with IBack  Next  Top
Idiocysta bicolor (Drake & Poor, 1943)Info
Idiocysta dryadis (Drake & Poor, 1943)Info
Idiocysta fijiana (Drake & Poor, 1943)Info
Idiocysta floris (Drake & Poor, 1943)Info
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Larotingis aporia (Drake, 1960)Info
Larotingis soror (Péricart, 2000)Info
Leptoglossus gonagra (Fabricius, 1775)Passionvine BugInfo
Leptopharsa aporia (Drake & Ruhoff, 1965)Info
Leptopharsa deides (Drake & Ruhoff, 1965)Info
Leptopharsa euprines (Drake & Ruhoff, 1965)Info
Leptoptyx atopia (Drake & Ruhoff, 1965)Info
Leptoptyx icelia (Drake & Ruhoff, 1965)Info
Lepturga dignata (Drake, 1943)Info
Lethocerus insulanus (Montandon, 1898)Info
Lilliputocoris punctatus (Woodward, 1959)Info
Limnogonus fossarum (Fabricius, 1775)Info
Limnogonus luctuosus (Montrouzier, 1864)Info
Limnometra kallisto (Kirkaldy, 1899)Info
Species with MBack  Next  Top
Macropes australis (Distant, 1901)Info
Malala charieis (Drake & Ruhoff, 1965)Info
Malandocoris interruptus (Péricart, 2000)Info
Mecopharsa secta (Drake, 1960)Info
Megymenum affine (Boisduval, 1835)Pumpkin BugInfo
Mesovelia melanesica (J. Polhemus & D. Polhemus, 2000)Info
Mesovelia subvittata (Horváth, 1915)Info
Mesovelia vittigera (Horváth, 1895)Info
Micronecta ludibunda (Breddin, 1905)Info
Micronecta virgata (Hale, 1922)Info
Monasavuhygia cordata (Brailovsky, 1996)Info
Montaltus tricolor ()Info
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Neogerris parvulus (Stål, 1860)Info
Nerthra alaticollis (Stål, 1854)Info
Nesidiocoris tenuis (Reuter, 1895)Tomato miridInfo
Nesocypelas bellatula (Drake, 1960)Info
Nesocypelas dicysta (Kirkaldy, 1908)Info
Nesocypelas ecpalga (Drake & Ruhoff, 1965)Info
Nesocypelas evansi (Drake, 1953)Info
Nesocypelas evansi aemulus (Drake, 1953)Info
Nesocypelas inannana (Drake, 1953)Info
Nesocypelas muiri (Drake & Poor, 1943)Info
Nesocypelas piperica (Drake, 1957)Info
Nesocypelas simulis (Drake & Poor, 1943)Info
Nesocypelas vicinalis (Drake & Poor, 1943)Info
Nesocysta rugata (Kirkaldy, 1908)Info
Nesostethus fuscus (Scudder, 1987)Info
Nezara viridula (Linnaeus, 1758)Southern Green ShieldbugSite
Nobarnus albiceps (Guilbert, 1997)Info
Nobarnus nigriceps (Guilbert, 1997)Info
Nobarnus pilosa (Guilbert, 1997)Info
Nobarnus signatus (Distant, 1920)Info
Nobarnus typicus (Distant, 1920)Info
Nysius caledoniae (Distant, 1920)Caledonia seed bugInfo
Nysius pacificus -> Nysius caledoniaeInfo
Nysius usitatus (Ashlock, 1972)Info
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Ochterus australicus (Jaczewski, 1934)Info
Oecharis apeuthes (Drake & Ruhoff, 1965)Info
Oncocephalus annulipes (Stål, 1855)Info
Oncocephalus velutinus (Montrouzier, 1864)Info
Oncocoris modestus (Horváth, 1902)Info
Oncomeris flavicornis (Guérin, 1831)Info
Oncomeris ostracioptera (Montrouzier, 1855)Info
Oncomeris vicina (Horváth, 1900)Info
Oncopeltus rubromarginatus (Distant, 1920)Info
Oranoma biroi (Drake, 1951)Info
Orotingis eueides (Drake, 1960)Info
Orotingis muiri (Drake & Poor, 1941)Info
Ottoicus dissitus (Drake, 1960)Info
Species with PBack  Next  Top
Paracopium caledonicum (Drake, 1956)Info
Paracopium summervillei (Hacker, 1927)Info
Parada majuscula (Guilbert, 2000)Info
Parada minuta (Guilbert, 2000)Info
Parada paitae (Guilbert, 2000)Info
Paraeucosmetus pacificus (Malipatil, 1978)Info
Paraplea liturata (Fieber, 1844)Info
Perissonemia absita (Drake & Ruhoff, 1961)Info
Perissonemia borneensi (Distant, 1909)Info
Perissonemia kietana (Drake & Poor, 1961)Info
Perissonemia torquata (Drake & Poor, 1937)Info
Phatnoma agviates (Drake & Ruhoff, 1961)Info
Phatnoma ainata (Drake & Ruhoff, 1965)Info
Phatnoma pacifica (Kirkaldy, 1908)Info
Phatnoma uichancoi (Drake, 1950)Info
Phatnoma veridica (Drake & Maa, 1955)Info
Physatocheila aeuthes (Drake & Ruhoff, 1965)Info
Physatocheila dissimilis (Guilbert, 1997)Info
Physatocheila empheres (Drake & Ruhoff, 1965)Info
Physopleurella pacifica (Gross, 1954)Info
Placotingis merga (Drake, 1960)Info
Placotingis par (Drake, 1960)Info
Plisthenes dilatatus (Montrouzier, 1855)Info
Plisthenes scutellatus (Distant, 1889)Info
Poecilobdallus formosus (Stål, 1859)Info
Poecilometis cooki (Gross, 1972)Info
Species with RBack  Next  Top
Riptortus annulicornis (Boisduval, 1835)Info
Riptortus imperialis (Kirkaldy, 1905)Info
Riptortus serripes (Fabricius, 1775)Brown bean bugInfo
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Sciophyroides bismarkensis (Brailovsky & Barrera, 1996)Info
Scopiastes cheesmanae (Scudder, 1963)Info
Scopiastes kriras (Scudder, 1963)Info
Scopiastes walkeri papuas (Scudder, 1963)Info
Scymnotingis sigillata (Drake, 1960)Info
Serinetha turbata (Walker, 1871)Info
Sigara tadeuszi (Lundlbad, 1933)Info
Sigara truncatipala (Hale, 1922)Info
Stephanitis agaica (Drake, 1960)Info
Stephanitis anapetes (Drake & Ruhoff, 1965)Info
Stephanitis colocasiae (Horváth, 1912)Info
Stephanitis ligrya (Drake, 1960)Info
Stephanitis typica (Distant, 1903)Info
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Tarlesa astarte astarte ()Info
Tarlesa astarte navovona ()Info
Tarlesa astarte plumbata ()Info
Tectocoris diophthalmus (Thunberg, 1783)Cotton Harlequin BugInfo
Teleonemia scrupulosa (Stål, 1873)Lantana Lace BugInfo
Tingis chazeaui (Guilbert, 1997)Info
Tingis irregularis (Montrouzier, 1861)Info
Tingis toxopeusi (Drake, 1960)Info
Trachypeplus apistus (Drake & Ruhoff, 1965)Info
Trachypeplus guinaicus (Drake, 1960)Info
Trichocorixa verticalis (Fieber, 1851)Info
Species with UBack  Next  Top
Ulonemia aota (Drake & Ruhoff, 1965)Info
Ulonemia aptata (Drake, 1960)Info
Ulonemia ermaea (Drake & Ruhoff, 1965)Info
Uranocoris maculatus (Brailovsky, 1995)Info
Species with VBack  Next  Top
Valleriola assouanensis (Costa, 1875)Info
Species with XBack  Top
Xenotingis malkini (Drake, 1948)Info
Xenotingis missai (Péricart, 2000)Info
Xenotingis papuana (Drake, 1954)Info
Xenotingis tinae (Drake & Ruhoff, 1965)Info
218 Species in Heteroptera for Melanesia 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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