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Distribution path and Subregions of Lesotho (More Checklists)
Path: Continents - Africa - Southern Africa - Lesotho
Taxonomy for Pleidae (Pygmy backswimmers) in Lesotho
Class
Lesotho
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 202 families, 1016 genera, 2044 species
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Subclass
Lesotho
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 200 families, 1013 genera, 2040 species
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Infraclass
Lesotho
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 195 families, 1005 genera, 2027 species
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Superorder
Lesotho
Paraneoptera (Martynov, 1923)
 52 families, 202 genera, 444 species
Tree
Order
Lesotho
Hemiptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Hemipterans) - Systematics
 46 families, 192 genera, 430 species
Tree
Suborder
Lesotho
Heteroptera (Latreille, 1810) (True bugs)
 16 families, 76 genera, 211 species
Site
Tree
Infraorder
Lesotho
Nepomorpha (Popov, 1971) (Aquatic bugs)
 5 families, 8 genera, 14 species
Tree
Superfamily
Lesotho
Pleoidea (Fieber, 1851)
 1 family, 2 genera, 3 species
Tree
Family
Lesotho
Pleidae (Fieber, 1817) (Pygmy backswimmers) - Systematics
 2 genera, 3 species
Site
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Genera4    worldwide
Species31    worldwide
Common namesPygmy backswimmers, Pleid water bugs, Pigmy backswimmers
German namesZwergrückenschwimmer
Danish namesDværgrygsvømmere
Swedish namesDvärgryggsimmare
AuthorFieber, 1817
Distribution
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Continents:

Eurasia
America
Africa
Oceania


Ecozones:

Nearctic


Countries
Checklists
Australia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Canada, Colombia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Ecuador, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Guyana, Haiti, Iceland, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Kenya, Lesotho, Luxembourg, Malaysia, Mexico, Namibia, Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Slovakia, Spain, Suriname, Sweden, Taiwan, Thailand, USA, Ukraine, United Kingdom, Vanuatu
Links and ReferencesPleidae in bie.ala.org.au
Pleidae in faunaeur.org
Pleidae in itis.gov
Pleidae in dyntaxa.se
Pleidae in Wikipedia (English)

Species overview - Checklist for Pleidae in Lesotho
Paraplea puella (Barber, 1923)Info
Plea piccanina (Hutchinson, 1925)Info
Plea pullula (Stal, 1855)Info
3 Species in Pleidae for Lesotho 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
InfraorderNepomorpha
Aquatic bugs, True water bugs
SuperfamilyPleoidea
FamilyPleidae
Pygmy backswimmers, Pleid water bugs, Pigmy backswimmers
AuthorFieber, 1817

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