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Distribution path and Subregions of Costa Rica (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - America - Central America - Costa Rica
Taxonomy for Lygaeidae (Milkweed bugs) in Costa Rica
Class
Costa Rica
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 456 families, 6902 genera, 25265 species
Tree
Subclass
Costa Rica
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 453 families, 6893 genera, 25252 species
Tree
Infraclass
Costa Rica
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 431 families, 6787 genera, 24913 species
Tree
Superorder
Costa Rica
Paraneoptera (Martynov, 1923)
 83 families, 695 genera, 1586 species
Tree
Order
Costa Rica
Hemiptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Hemipterans) - Systematics
 57 families, 599 genera, 1353 species
Tree
Suborder
Costa Rica
Heteroptera (Latreille, 1810) (True bugs)
 25 families, 163 genera, 320 species
Site
Tree
Infraorder
Costa Rica
Pentatomomorpha (Leston & Al., 1954)
 14 families, 118 genera, 229 species
Tree
Superfamily
Costa Rica
Lygaeoidea (Schilling, 1829)
 3 families, 12 genera, 14 species
Tree
Family
Costa Rica
Lygaeidae (Schilling, 1829) (Milkweed bugs) - Systematics
 4 genera, 5 species
Site
Tree
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Genera216    worldwide
Species1.707    worldwide
Common namesMilkweed bugs, Seed bugs, Ground bugs, Chinch bugs, Groundbugs
German namesBodenwanzen, Langwanzen, Samenwanzen
Dutch namesBodemwantsen, Aardwantsen
Danish namesFrøtæger
Finnish namesVarjoluteet
Norwegian namesFrøteger
Swedish namesFröskinnbaggar
AuthorSchilling, 1829
Distribution
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Continents:

Eurasia
America
Africa
Oceania
Antarctica


Ecozones:

Palaearctic
Nearctic
Afrotropical
Neotropical
Indo-Australian region


Fossils:

Cenozoic
Paleozoic
Mesozoic


World Oceans:

Pacific Ocean
Atlantic Ocean
Indian Ocean


Countries
Checklists
Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bolivia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Botswana, Brazil, Bulgaria, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canada, Cape Verde, Chad, Chile, China, Colombia, Costa Rica, Croatia, Cuba, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Dominican Republic, East Timor, Ecuador, Egypt, Estonia, Ethiopia, Finland, France, Gambia, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Grenada, Guatemala, Guyana, Hungary, Iceland, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Laos, Libya, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Mongolia, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Nigeria, Norway, Pakistan, Palau, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Samoa, Senegal, Serbia, Seychelles, Sierra Leone, Slovakia, Slovenia, Solomon Islands, South Sudan, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Suriname, Sweden, Switzerland, Syria, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, USA, Uganda, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zimbabwe
Links and ReferencesLygaeidae in bie.ala.org.au
Lygaeidae in faunaeur.org
Lygaeidae in itis.gov
Lygaeidae in dyntaxa.se
Lygaeidae in Wikipedia (English)

Species overview - Checklist for Lygaeidae in Costa Rica
Acroleucus subniger (Distant, 1882)Info
Lygaeus formosus (Blanchard, 1840)Info
Lygaeus kalmii (Stål, 1874)Small milkweed bugInfo
Neacoryphus bicrucis (Say, 1825)Whitecrossed seed bugInfo
Neortholomus jamaicensis (Dallas, 1852)Info
5 Species in Lygaeidae for Costa Rica listed
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
InfraorderPentatomomorpha
SuperfamilyLygaeoidea
FamilyLygaeidae
Milkweed bugs, Seed bugs, Ground bugs, Chinch bugs, Groundbugs
AuthorSchilling, 1829
 
Synonyms
Myodochidae (Dojiri & Sieg, 1997)

Keywords
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