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Distribution path and Subregions of South America (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - America - South America
Subregions: Argentina (Buenos Aires, Catamarca, Corrientes, Entre Rios, Jujuy, Mendoza, North Argentina, Salta, Santa Cruz, Santa Fé Province, South Argentina, Tierra del Fuego, Tucumán), Bolivia, Brazil (Central Brazil, North Brazil, Northeast Brazil, South Brazil, Southeast Brazil, West Central Brazil), Chile, Colombia (Bogota), Ecuador (Galápagos, Pichincha), French Guiana (Cayenne), Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Southern South America, Surinam, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela
Taxonomy for Heteroptera (True bugs) in South America
Class
South America
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 879 families, 20255 genera, 142109 species
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Subclass
South America
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 863 families, 20184 genera, 141986 species
Tree
Infraclass
South America
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 793 families, 19845 genera, 140520 species
Tree
Superorder
South America
Paraneoptera (Martynov, 1923)
 185 families, 2529 genera, 11673 species
Tree
Order
South America
Hemiptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Hemipterans) - Systematics
 125 families, 2151 genera, 9766 species
Tree
Suborder
South America
Heteroptera (Latreille, 1810) (True bugs)
 47 families, 493 genera, 1767 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
South America
    Cimicomorpha (Leston & Al., 1954) (Thaumastocorid bugs)
     10 families, 180 genera, 835 species
Infraorder
South America
    Dipsocoromorpha (Miyamoto, 1961)
     1 family, 1 genus, 1 species
Infraorder
South America
    Enicocephalomorpha (Stichel, 1955)
     1 family, 2 genera, 2 species
Infraorder
South America
    Gerromorpha (Popov, 1971) (Shore-inhabiting bugs)
     5 families, 22 genera, 57 species
Infraorder
South America
    Leptopodomorpha (Popov, 1971) (Leptopodid bugs)
     2 families, 6 genera, 9 species
Infraorder
South America
    Nepomorpha (Popov, 1971) (Aquatic bugs)
     9 families, 31 genera, 123 species
Infraorder
South America
    Pentatomomorpha (Leston & Al., 1954)
     19 families, 251 genera, 742 species

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Family overview for Heteroptera (True bugs) in South America
Alydidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 11 SpeciesBroad-headed bugs
Anthocoridae (Fieber, 1837) - 20 SpeciesMinute pirate bugs
Aradidae (Spinola, 1837) - 11 SpeciesFlat bugs
Belostomatidae (Leach, 1815) - 72 SpeciesFleas
Berytidae (Fieber, 1851) - 13 SpeciesStilt bugs
Cimicidae (Latreille, 1802) - 8 SpeciesBed bugs
Coreidae (Leach, 1815) - 465 SpeciesSquash bugs
Corixidae (Leach, 1815) - 12 SpeciesWater boatman
Cydnidae (Billberg, 1820) - 18 SpeciesBurrower bugs
Cymidae (Baerensprung, 1860) - 5 Species
Enicocephalidae (Stål, 1860) - 2 SpeciesGnat bug
Gelastocoridae (Kirkaldy, 1897) - 3 SpeciesToad bugs
Geocoridae (Baerensprung, 1860) - 3 SpeciesBig-eyed Bugs
Gerridae (Leach, 1815) - 15 SpeciesWater spiders
Hebridae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 6 SpeciesVelvet water bugs
Hydrometridae (Billberg, 1820) - 4 SpeciesWater measures
Largidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 8 SpeciesBordered plant bugs
Leptopodidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 1 SpeciesSpiny shore bugs
Lygaeidae (Schilling, 1829) - 52 SpeciesMilkweed bugs
Mesoveliidae (Douglas & Scott, 1867) - 12 SpeciesWater treaders
Micronectidae (Jaczewski, 1924) - 2 Species
Miridae (Hahn, 1831) - 109 SpeciesGrass bugs
Nabidae (Costa, 1852) - 11 SpeciesDamsel bugs
Naucoridae (Leach, 1815) - 11 SpeciesCreeping water bugs
Nepidae (Latreille, 1802) - 10 SpeciesWater stick insects
Ninidae (Barber, 1956) - 1 Species
Notonectidae (Latreille, 1802) - 9 SpeciesGreater water boatman
Ochteridae (Kirkaldy, 1906) - 3 SpeciesVelvety shore bugs
Pachygronthidae (Stål, 1865) - 3 Species
Pachymeridiidae (Handlirsch, 1906) - 1 Species
Pentatomidae (Leach, 1815) - 74 SpeciesTerrestrial turtle bugs
Piesmatidae (Amyot & Audinet-serville, 1843) - 1 SpeciesAsh-grey leaf bugs
Pleidae (Fieber, 1817) - 1 SpeciesPygmy backswimmers
Plokiophilidae (China, 1953) - 1 Species
Polyctenidae (Westwood, 1874) - 2 SpeciesBat bugs
Pyrrhocoridae (Dohrn, 1859) - 9 SpeciesCotton stainers
Reduviidae (Latreille, 1807) - 91 SpeciesAssassin bugs
Rhopalidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 14 SpeciesScentless plant bugs
Rhyparochromidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 26 SpeciesSeed bugs
Saldidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 8 SpeciesShore bugs
Schizopteridae (Reuter, 1891) - 1 SpeciesJumping ground bugs
Scutelleridae (Leach, 1815) - 18 SpeciesShield-backed bugs
Tessaratomidae (Stål, 1864) - 3 SpeciesTessaratomids
Thaumastocoridae (Kirkaldy, 1908) - 1 SpeciesRoyal palm bugs
Thyreocoridae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 7 SpeciesBlack bugs
Tingidae (Laporte, 1832) - 591 SpeciesLace bugs
Veliidae (Amyot & Serville, 1843) - 20 SpeciesSmaller water striders
Vianaididae (Kormilev, 1955) - 1 Species
48 Families with 1770 Species in South 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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