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Distribution path and Subregions of North America (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - America - North America
Subregions: Bermuda Islands (Bermuda), Canada (Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec, Saskatchewan, Yukon), Greenland, Mexico (Central Mexico, East Mexico, North Mexico, South Mexico), Saint Pierre and Miquelon, USA (Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, East USA, Florida, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Lake Erie Islands, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West USA, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming)
Taxonomy for Heteroptera (True bugs) in North America
Class
North America
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 1071 families, 23066 genera, 179634 species
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Subclass
North America
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 1056 families, 22877 genera, 179337 species
Tree
Infraclass
North America
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 970 families, 22496 genera, 177184 species
Tree
Superorder
North America
Paraneoptera (Martynov, 1923)
 216 families, 3290 genera, 22134 species
Tree
Order
North America
Hemiptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Hemipterans) - Systematics
 145 families, 2790 genera, 19133 species
Tree
Suborder
North America
Heteroptera (Latreille, 1810) (True bugs)
 55 families, 957 genera, 5422 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
North America
    Cimicomorpha (Leston & Al., 1954) (Thaumastocorid bugs)
     10 families, 449 genera, 3131 species
Infraorder
North America
    Dipsocoromorpha (Miyamoto, 1961)
     3 families, 7 genera, 13 species
Infraorder
North America
    Enicocephalomorpha (Stichel, 1955)
     2 families, 6 genera, 15 species
Infraorder
North America
    Gerromorpha (Popov, 1971) (Shore-inhabiting bugs)
     6 families, 31 genera, 168 species
Infraorder
North America
    Leptopodomorpha (Popov, 1971) (Leptopodid bugs)
     2 families, 17 genera, 101 species
Infraorder
North America
    Nepomorpha (Popov, 1971) (Aquatic bugs)
     7 families, 48 genera, 333 species
Infraorder
North America
    Pentatomomorpha (Leston & Al., 1954)
     25 families, 399 genera, 1661 species

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Family overview for Heteroptera (True bugs) in North America
Acanthosomatidae (Signoret, 1864) - 8 SpeciesAcanthosomatids
Aenictopecheidae (Usinger, 1932) - 1 Species
Alydidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 61 SpeciesBroad-headed bugs
Anthocoridae (Fieber, 1837) - 105 SpeciesMinute pirate bugs
Aradidae (Spinola, 1837) - 144 SpeciesFlat bugs
Artheneidae (Stål, 1872) - 2 Species
Belostomatidae (Leach, 1815) - 49 SpeciesFleas
Berytidae (Fieber, 1851) - 21 SpeciesStilt bugs
Ceratocombidae (Fieber, 1861) - 6 Species
Cimicidae (Latreille, 1802) - 17 SpeciesBed bugs
Coreidae (Leach, 1815) - 214 SpeciesSquash bugs
Corixidae (Leach, 1815) - 163 SpeciesWater boatman
Cydnidae (Billberg, 1820) - 80 SpeciesBurrower bugs
Cymidae (Baerensprung, 1860) - 15 Species
Dipsocoridae (Dohrn, 1859) - 2 SpeciesDipsocorids
Enicocephalidae (Stål, 1860) - 14 SpeciesGnat bug
Gelastocoridae (Kirkaldy, 1897) - 12 SpeciesToad bugs
Geocoridae (Baerensprung, 1860) - 35 SpeciesBig-eyed Bugs
Gerridae (Leach, 1815) - 81 SpeciesWater spiders
Hebridae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 21 SpeciesVelvet water bugs
Hydrometridae (Billberg, 1820) - 11 SpeciesWater measures
Largidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 27 SpeciesBordered plant bugs
Leptopodidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 4 SpeciesSpiny shore bugs
Lygaeidae (Schilling, 1829) - 273 SpeciesMilkweed bugs
Macroveliidae (Mckinstry, 1942) - 3 SpeciesMacroveliid shore bugs
Malcidae (Stål, 1865) - 1 Species
Mesoveliidae (Douglas & Scott, 1867) - 9 SpeciesWater treaders
Microphysidae (Dohrn, 1859) - 6 SpeciesMicrophysids
Miridae (Hahn, 1831) - 2448 SpeciesGrass bugs
Nabidae (Costa, 1852) - 58 SpeciesDamsel bugs
Naucoridae (Leach, 1815) - 40 SpeciesCreeping water bugs
Nepidae (Latreille, 1802) - 19 SpeciesWater stick insects
Ninidae (Barber, 1956) - 1 Species
Notonectidae (Latreille, 1802) - 44 SpeciesGreater water boatman
Ochteridae (Kirkaldy, 1906) - 6 SpeciesVelvety shore bugs
Oxycarenidae (Stål, 1862) - 12 Species
Pachygronthidae (Stål, 1865) - 8 Species
Pentatomidae (Leach, 1815) - 333 SpeciesTerrestrial turtle bugs
Piesmatidae (Amyot & Audinet-serville, 1843) - 18 SpeciesAsh-grey leaf bugs
Plataspididae (Dallas, 1851) - 1 Species
Pleidae (Fieber, 1817) - 6 SpeciesPygmy backswimmers
Polyctenidae (Westwood, 1874) - 3 SpeciesBat bugs
Pyrrhocoridae (Dohrn, 1859) - 15 SpeciesCotton stainers
Reduviidae (Latreille, 1807) - 248 SpeciesAssassin bugs
Rhopalidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 53 SpeciesScentless plant bugs
Rhyparochromidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 230 SpeciesSeed bugs
Saldidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 97 SpeciesShore bugs
Schizopteridae (Reuter, 1891) - 5 SpeciesJumping ground bugs
Scutelleridae (Leach, 1815) - 51 SpeciesShield-backed bugs
Termitaphididae (Myers, 1924) - 1 SpeciesTermite bugs
Tessaratomidae (Stål, 1864) - 1 SpeciesTessaratomids
Thaumastocoridae (Kirkaldy, 1908) - 1 SpeciesRoyal palm bugs
Thyreocoridae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 56 SpeciesBlack bugs
Tingidae (Laporte, 1832) - 243 SpeciesLace bugs
Veliidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 43 SpeciesSmaller water striders
Vianaididae (Kormilev, 1955) - 2 Species
56 Families with 5428 Species in North 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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