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Distribution path and Subregions of Namibia (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - Southern Africa - Namibia
Taxonomy for Heteroptera (True bugs) in Namibia
Class
Namibia
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 349 families, 2937 genera, 7318 species
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Subclass
Namibia
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 347 families, 2922 genera, 7274 species
Tree
Infraclass
Namibia
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 331 families, 2842 genera, 7093 species
Tree
Superorder
Namibia
Paraneoptera (Martynov, 1923)
 65 families, 249 genera, 480 species
Tree
Order
Namibia
Hemiptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Hemipterans) - Systematics
 57 families, 235 genera, 457 species
Tree
Suborder
Namibia
Heteroptera (Latreille, 1810) (True bugs)
 26 families, 110 genera, 259 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
Namibia
    Cimicomorpha (Leston & Al., 1954) (Thaumastocorid bugs)
     5 families, 61 genera, 185 species
Infraorder
Namibia
    Gerromorpha (Popov, 1971) (Shore-inhabiting bugs)
     5 families, 5 genera, 6 species
Infraorder
Namibia
    Nepomorpha (Popov, 1971) (Aquatic bugs)
     6 families, 9 genera, 18 species
Infraorder
Namibia
    Pentatomomorpha (Leston & Al., 1954)
     10 families, 35 genera, 50 species

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Family overview for Heteroptera (True bugs) in Namibia
Alydidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 5 SpeciesBroad-headed bugs
Belostomatidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesFleas
Cimicidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesBed bugs
Coreidae (Leach, 1815) - 24 SpeciesSquash bugs
Corixidae (Leach, 1815) - 5 SpeciesWater boatman
Cydnidae (Billberg, 1820) - 1 SpeciesBurrower bugs
Cymidae (Baerensprung, 1860) - 2 Species
Gerridae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesWater spiders
Hebridae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 1 SpeciesVelvet water bugs
Hydrometridae (Billberg, 1820) - 2 SpeciesWater measures
Lygaeidae (Schilling, 1829) - 5 SpeciesMilkweed bugs
Mesoveliidae (Douglas & Scott, 1867) - 1 SpeciesWater treaders
Miridae (Hahn, 1831) - 5 SpeciesGrass bugs
Nabidae (Costa, 1852) - 1 SpeciesDamsel bugs
Naucoridae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesCreeping water bugs
Nepidae (Latreille, 1802) - 1 SpeciesWater stick insects
Notonectidae (Latreille, 1802) - 7 SpeciesGreater water boatman
Oxycarenidae (Stål, 1862) - 1 Species
Pentatomidae (Leach, 1815) - 4 SpeciesTerrestrial turtle bugs
Pleidae (Fieber, 1817) - 3 SpeciesPygmy backswimmers
Pyrrhocoridae (Dohrn, 1859) - 1 SpeciesCotton stainers
Reduviidae (Latreille, 1807) - 5 SpeciesAssassin bugs
Rhopalidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 3 SpeciesScentless plant bugs
Rhyparochromidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 4 SpeciesSeed bugs
Tingidae (Laporte, 1832) - 173 SpeciesLace bugs
Veliidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 1 SpeciesSmaller water striders
26 Families with 259 Species in Namibia
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Species overview - Checklist for Heteroptera in Namibia
Species with ANext  
Aconchus urbanus (Horváth, 1905)Info
Acrosternum millierei (Mulsant, 1866)Info
Aethus indicus (Westwood, 1837)Info
Agonoscelis puberula (Stål, 1853)African cluster bugInfo
Agramma aliwalanum (Drake, 1954)Info
Agramma amplicostatum (Rodrigues, 1982)Info
Agramma australis (Rodrigues, 1982)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
Anadasynus fimbriatus (Distant, 1902)Info
Angiocader obesus (Distant, 1902)Info
Anisops debilis -> Anisops variaInfo
Anisops hancocki murati ()Info
Anisops psyche -> Anisops variaInfo
Anisops sardea -> Anisops sardeusInfo
Anisops sardeus -> Anisops variaInfo
Anisops varia (Fieber, 1851)Info
Anoplocnemis curvipes (Fabricius, 1781)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
Brotheolus viridis (Distant, 1902)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
Chariesterus antennator (Fabricius, 1803)Euphorbia BugInfo
Choerommatus techowi (Breddin, 1913)Info
Clavigralla tomentosicollis (Stål, 1855)Spiny Brown BugInfo
Cletomorpha affinis (Blöte, 1935)Info
Cletus binotulatus (Stål, 1858)Info
Cletus caffer (Stål, 1855)Info
Cletus capensis (Izzard, 1960)Info
Cletus notatus (Thunberg, 1783)Info
Cletus ochraceus (Herrich-schaeffer, 1842)Info
Cletus pusillus (Dallas, 1852)Info
Cletus respersus (Hesse, 1925)Info
Cletus spicatus (Hesse, 1925)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
Coranus callosus (Stål, 1874)Info
Cymodema tabida -> Cymodema tabidumInfo
Cymodema tabidum (Spinola, 1837)Info
Cyrtopeltis ebaeus -> Nesidiocoris tenuisInfo
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
Dimorphopterus cornutus (Slater, 1974)Info
Dolichomiris linearis (Reuter, 1882)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
Euthetus leucostictus (Stål, 1855)Info
Species with GBack  Next  Top
Galeatus scrophicus (Saunders, 1876)Info
Gerris swakopensis (Stål, 1858)Info
Gonocerus dubius -> Plinachtus dubiusInfo
Gonycentrum elegans (Distant, 1904)Info
Gonycentrum nebulosum (Distant, 1904)Info
Gonycentrum reticulatum (Distant, 1904)Info
Graptostethus servus (Fabricius, 1787)Seed Eating BugInfo
Species with HBack  Next  Top
Habrochila africana (Drake, 1948)Info
Habrochila clivosa (Drake, 1954)Info
Habrochila kalahariana (Rodrigues, 1982)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
Hebrus coeruleus (Poisson, 1934)Info
Hydrometra albolineata -> Hydrometra albolineolataInfo
Hydrometra albolineolata ()Info
Species with KBack  Next  Top
Kapiriella natalana (Drake, 1956)Info
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Laccocoris limigenus -> Naucoris obscuratusInfo
Laccotrephes fabricii (Stål, 1868)Info
Lasiacantha crassicornis (Horváth, 1929)Info
Lasiacantha horvathi (Drake, 1951)Info
Lasiacantha jacobsi (Rodrigues, 1990)Info
Lasiacantha turneri (Drake, 1953)Info
Leptoglossus gonagra (Fabricius, 1775)Passionvine BugInfo
Leptoglossus membranaceus -> Leptoglossus gonagraInfo
Lethaeus lethierryi (Puton, 1869)Info
Lethocerus cordofanus -> Lethocerus niloticusInfo
Liorhyssus hyalinus (Fabricius, 1794)Hyaline grass bugInfo
Liorhyssus natalensis (Stål, 1855)Info
Lopodytes grassator (Stål, 1853)Info
Lopodytes spiniger (Reuter, 1881)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
Mesovelia vittigera (Horváth, 1895)Info
Micronecta browni ()Info
Micronecta scutellaris -> Sigara scutellarisInfo
Microvelia gracillima (Reuter, 1882)Info
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Nabis capsiformis (Germar, 1838)Pale damsel bugInfo
Naochila engys (Drake & Hill, 1964)Info
Naochila natalana (Drake, 1954)Info
Naochila parvella (Drake, 1954)Info
Nariscus cinctiventris (Germar, 1837)Info
Nariscus spinosus (Burmeister, 1835)Info
Nemausus sordidatus (Stål, 1858)Info
Neoplerochila dispar (Rodrigues, 1981)Info
Neoplerochila paliatseasi (Rodrigues, 1981)Info
Neoplerochila uniformis (Rodrigues, 1987)Info
Neoplerochila youngai (Rodrigues, 1987)Info
Nesidiocoris tenuis (Reuter, 1895)Tomato miridInfo
Nezara viridula (Linnaeus, 1758)Southern Green ShieldbugSite
Nysius senecionis (Schilling, 1829)Info
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Oncocephalus annulipes (Stål, 1855)Info
Onymochila dichapetali (Horváth, 1929)Info
Oxycarenus hyalinipennis (Costa, 1843)Cotton pestInfo
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
Paraplea puella (Barber, 1923)Info
Paromius gracilis (Rambur, 1839)Info
Peliochrous nigromaculatus (Stål, 1873)Info
Perbrinckea brincki (Drake, 1956)Info
Perissonemia halleriae (Rodrigues, 1981)Info
Petalocnemis apicalis (Dallas, 1852)Info
Petalocnemis flavicornis (Breddin, 1913)Info
Petalocnemis phryne (Linnavuori, 1978)Info
Petalocnemis sabulosa (Stål, 1865)Info
Petascelis remipes (Signoret, 1847)Giant Twig WilterInfo
Phaenotropis pericarti (Rodrigues, 1986)Info
Physatocheila katbergana (Drake, 1953)Info
Physatocheila weenenana (Drake, 1953)Info
Platymeris biguttata (Linnaeus, 1767)White-eyed Assassin BugInfo
Plea piccanina (Hutchinson, 1925)Info
Plea pullula (Stal, 1855)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
Plinachtus dubius (Herrich-schaeffer, 1842)Info
Pogonostyla afra (Drake & Smithers, 1958)Info
Pogonostyla intonsa (Drake, 1953)Info
Pogonostyla natalicola (Distant, 1902)Info
Polycrates consutus (Germar, 1837)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
Scantius forsteri (Fabricius, 1781)Info
Sigara meridionalis (Wallengren, 1875)Info
Sigara scutellaris (Stål, 1858)Info
Sigara wahlbergi (Lundblad, 1928)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
Spilostethus furcula (Herrich-schaeffer, 1850)Info
Spilostethus pandurus (Scopoli, 1763)Site
Stephanitis rhododendri (Horváth, 1905)Rhododendron lace bugInfo
Stricticimex transversus (Ferris & Usinger, 1957)Info
Species with TBack  Next  Top
Tenosius proletarius (Schaum, 1853)Info
Tingis afrana (Rodrigues, 1981)Info
Trigonotylus brevipes (Jakovlev, 1880)Info
Tytthus parviceps (Reuter, 1890)Info
Species with UBack  Top
Ulmus distanti (Rodrigues, 1984)Info
Ulmus testudineatus (Distant, 1904)Info
Urentius vepris (Drake, 1945)Info
259 Species in Heteroptera for Namibia 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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