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Distribution path and Subregions of Papua New Guinea (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Oceania - Melanesia - Papua New Guinea
Subregions: Bismarck Archipelago (New Britain), Milne Bay (Trobriand Islands), Papua Region
Taxonomy for Heteroptera (True bugs) in Papua New Guinea
Class
Papua New Guinea
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 360 families, 3471 genera, 15055 species
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Subclass
Papua New Guinea
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 353 families, 3459 genera, 15038 species
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Infraclass
Papua New Guinea
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 338 families, 3406 genera, 14914 species
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Superorder
Papua New Guinea
Paraneoptera (Martynov, 1923)
 70 families, 420 genera, 1046 species
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Order
Papua New Guinea
Hemiptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Hemipterans) - Systematics
 55 families, 388 genera, 976 species
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Suborder
Papua New Guinea
Heteroptera (Latreille, 1810) (True bugs)
 17 families, 74 genera, 123 species
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Show Info
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
Papua New Guinea
    Cimicomorpha (Leston & Al., 1954) (Thaumastocorid bugs)
     2 families, 42 genera, 83 species
Infraorder
Papua New Guinea
    Gerromorpha (Popov, 1971) (Shore-inhabiting bugs)
     2 families, 4 genera, 5 species
Infraorder
Papua New Guinea
    Nepomorpha (Popov, 1971) (Aquatic bugs)
     3 families, 3 genera, 4 species
Infraorder
Papua New Guinea
    Pentatomomorpha (Leston & Al., 1954)
     10 families, 25 genera, 31 species

Family overview for Heteroptera (True bugs) in Papua New Guinea
Alydidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 1 SpeciesBroad-headed bugs
Aradidae (Spinola, 1837) - 1 SpeciesFlat bugs
Belostomatidae (Leach, 1815) - 1 SpeciesFleas
Coreidae (Leach, 1815) - 9 SpeciesSquash bugs
Dinidoridae (Stål, 1867) - 1 Species
Gelastocoridae (Kirkaldy, 1897) - 1 SpeciesToad bugs
Geocoridae (Baerensprung, 1860) - 1 SpeciesBig-eyed Bugs
Gerridae (Leach, 1815) - 3 SpeciesWater spiders
Lygaeidae (Schilling, 1829) - 5 SpeciesMilkweed bugs
Mesoveliidae (Douglas & Scott, 1867) - 2 SpeciesWater treaders
Notonectidae (Latreille, 1802) - 2 SpeciesGreater water boatman
Pentatomidae (Leach, 1815) - 7 SpeciesTerrestrial turtle bugs
Reduviidae (Latreille, 1807) - 1 SpeciesAssassin bugs
Rhyparochromidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 1 SpeciesSeed bugs
Scutelleridae (Leach, 1815) - 2 SpeciesShield-backed bugs
Tessaratomidae (Stål, 1864) - 3 SpeciesTessaratomids
Tingidae (Laporte, 1832) - 82 SpeciesLace bugs
17 Families with 123 Species in Papua New Guinea


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Species overview - Checklist for Heteroptera in Papua New Guinea
Species with ANext  
Aeithauma aliona (Drake & Ruhoff, 1965)Info
Aeopelys neata (Drake & Ruhoff, 1965)Info
Aepykorys proekes (Drake & Ruhoff, 1965)Info
Agaotingis ania (Drake & Ruhoff, 1965)Info
Agapophyta bipunctata (Guérin, 1831)Info
Agathyrna venosa (Dolling, 1987)Info
Agramma agasma (Drake & Ruhoff, 1965)Info
Amyotea hamata (Walker, 1867)Info
Amyotea reciproca (Walker, 1867)Info
Anisops nasutus (Fieber, 1851)Info
Anisops occipitalis (Breddin, 1905)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
Species with BBack  Next  Top
Basicryptus rugicollis (Westwood, 1837)Info
Belenus bengalensis (Distant, 1909)Info
Biprorulus bibax bibax (Breddin, 1900)Info
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
Coracanthella geophila (Montrouzier, 1858)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
Species with DBack  Next  Top
Dasynus fumosus (Blöte, 1935)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
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 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
Hypsotingis columna (Drake, 1960)Info
Species with LBack  Next  Top
Larotingis aporia (Drake, 1960)Info
Larotingis soror (Péricart, 2000)Info
Leptopharsa aporia (Drake & Ruhoff, 1965)Info
Leptopharsa deides (Drake & Ruhoff, 1965)Info
Leptopharsa euprines (Drake & Ruhoff, 1965)Info
Lepturga dignata (Drake, 1943)Info
Lethocerus insulanus (Montandon, 1898)Info
Lilliputocoris punctatus (Woodward, 1959)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
Montaltus tricolor ()Info
Species with NBack  Next  Top
Neogerris parvulus (Stål, 1860)Info
Nerthra alaticollis (Stål, 1854)Info
Nesocypelas bellatula (Drake, 1960)Info
Nesocypelas ecpalga (Drake & Ruhoff, 1965)Info
Nesocypelas piperica (Drake, 1957)Info
Species with OBack  Next  Top
Oncomeris flavicornis (Guérin, 1831)Info
Oncomeris vicina (Horváth, 1900)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
Perissonemia absita (Drake & Ruhoff, 1961)Info
Perissonemia borneensi (Distant, 1909)Info
Perissonemia torquata (Drake & Poor, 1937)Info
Phatnoma ainata (Drake & Ruhoff, 1965)Info
Phatnoma uichancoi (Drake, 1950)Info
Phatnoma veridica (Drake & Maa, 1955)Info
Physatocheila aeuthes (Drake & Ruhoff, 1965)Info
Physatocheila empheres (Drake & Ruhoff, 1965)Info
Placotingis merga (Drake, 1960)Info
Placotingis par (Drake, 1960)Info
Species with RBack  Next  Top
Riptortus imperialis (Kirkaldy, 1905)Info
Species with SBack  Next  Top
Sciophyroides bismarkensis (Brailovsky & Barrera, 1996)Info
Scopiastes cheesmanae (Scudder, 1963)Info
Scopiastes walkeri papuas (Scudder, 1963)Info
Scymnotingis sigillata (Drake, 1960)Info
Serinetha turbata (Walker, 1871)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
Tectocoris diophthalmus (Thunberg, 1783)Cotton Harlequin BugInfo
Tingis toxopeusi (Drake, 1960)Info
Trachypeplus apistus (Drake & Ruhoff, 1965)Info
Trachypeplus guinaicus (Drake, 1960)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 XBack  Top
Xenotingis malkini (Drake, 1948)Info
Xenotingis missai (Péricart, 2000)Info
Xenotingis papuana (Drake, 1954)Info
Xenotingis tinae (Drake & Ruhoff, 1965)Info
123 Species in Heteroptera for Papua New Guinea 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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