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Taxonomy for Hemiptera (Hemipterans)
Class
Insecta (Linnaeus, 1758) (Insects) - Systematics
 2680 families, 140885 genera, 1879454 species
Tree
Subclass
Pterygota (Lang, 1888) (Winged insects)
 2543 families, 136697 genera, 1874804 species
Tree
Infraclass
Neoptera (Van Der Wulp, 1890) (Wing-folding insects)
 2226 families, 134478 genera, 1856926 species
Tree
Superorder
Paraneoptera (Martynov, 1923)
 500 families, 20566 genera, 160848 species
Tree
Order
Hemiptera (Linnaeus, 1758) (Hemipterans) - Systematics
 376 families, 18531 genera, 139554 species
Tree
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Families376
Genera18.531
Species139.554
Common namesHemipterans, True bugs, Cicadas, Aphids, Hoppers, Allies, Bugs
German namesSchnabelkerfe, Halbdecker
Dutch namesHalfvleugeligen
Danish namesNæbmunde
Finnish namesNivelkärsäiset
Norwegian namesNebbmunner
Swedish namesHalvvingar
Spanish namesChinches
French namesHémiptères
AuthorCarl von Linné (Carl Nilsson Linnæus), 1758
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 (Subantarctic Islands, Antarctic Islands, Ross Dependency)


Ecozones:

Palaearctic (West Palaearctic, East Palaearctic)

Nearctic, Afrotropical, Neotropical, Indo-Australian region (Oriental, Malesia, Australasian ecozone)

Holarctic


Fossils:

Cenozoic (Paleogene, Neogene, Quaternary)

Paleozoic (Cambrian, Permian, Ordovician, Carboniferous, Silurian, Devonian)

Mesozoic (Cretaceous, Jurassic, Triassic)


World Oceans:

Pacific Ocean (South Pacific, Pacific Islands)

Atlantic Ocean (British overseas territory Atlantic, Mediterranean Sea, South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands)

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, Cook Islands, 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, Kiribati, Kosovo, Kuwait, Kyrgyzstan, Laos, Latvia, Lebanon, Lesotho, Liberia, Libya, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Madagascar, Malawi, Malaysia, Maldives, Mali, Malta, Marshall Islands, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico, Micronesia, Moldova, Monaco, Mongolia, Montenegro, Morocco, Mozambique, Myanmar, Namibia, Nauru, Nepal, Netherlands, New Zealand, Nicaragua, Niger, Nigeria, Niue, North Korea, Norway, Oman, Pakistan, Palau, Palestine, Panama, Papua New Guinea, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Republic of the Congo, Romania, Russia, Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe, 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, Tonga, Trinidad and Tobago, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuvalu, USA, Uganda, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Vietnam, Yemen, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Links and ReferencesHemiptera in bie.ala.org.au
Hemiptera in hemiptera-databases.com
Hemiptera in darwinfoundation.org
Hemiptera in faunaeur.org
Hemiptera in hemiptera-databases.org
Hemiptera in itis.gov
Hemiptera in papua-insects.nl
Hemiptera in staffs-ecology.org.uk
Hemiptera in dyntaxa.se
Hemiptera in Wikipedia (English)
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Suborder    Auchenorrhyncha (Linnaeus, 1758) (Cicadas and Leafhoppers)
     61 families, 7492 genera, 61809 species
Suborder    Coleorrhyncha (Myers & China, 1929) (Moss bugs)
     4 families, 56 genera, 179 species
Suborder    Heteroptera (Latreille, 1810) (True bugs)
     121 families, 7388 genera, 43422 species
Site
Suborder    Sternorrhyncha (Amyot & Serville, 1843) (Whiteflies)
     110 families, 3176 genera, 33531 species
Site
Superfamily    Cicadelloidea -> Membracoidea
     1 family, 0 species
Superfamily    Gelastocoroidea (Kirkaldy, 1897)
     0 species
Superfamily    Hesovelioidea
     0 species
Superfamily    Idostoloidea
     0 species
Superfamily    Reduvoidea -> Reduvioidea
     0 species
Family    Actinoscytinidae (Evans, 1956) -> Progonocimicidae
     1 genus, 1 species
Family    Agalliidae (Evans, 1938) -> Agalliini
     0 species
Family    Albicoccidae (Koteja, 2004)
     1 genus, 1 species
Family    Alerollidae (Kaddumi, 2005)
     1 genus, 1 species
Family    Anthocephalidae (Kaddumi, 2005)
     1 genus, 1 species
Family    Aphidae (Leach, 1815) -> Aphididae
     0 species
Family    Aphidiidae (Aphidiid wasps)
     0 species
Family    Archegocimicidae (Handlirsch, 1906)
     27 genera, 45 species
Family    Archescytinidae (Tillyard, 1926)
     20 genera, 64 species
Family    Archiconiopterygidae (Ansorge, 1996)
     1 genus, 1 species
Family    Archijassidae (Becker-migdisova, 1962)
     21 genera, 37 species
Family    Asterlecaniidae -> Asterolecaniidae
     0 species
Family    Aviorrhynchidae (Nel & Al., 2013)
     1 genus, 1 species
Family    Belastomatidae -> Belostomatidae
     0 species
Family    Blattoprosbolidae (Becker-migdisova, 1958)
     1 genus, 1 species
Family    Boreoscytidae (Becker-migdisova, 1949)
     2 genera, 7 species
Family    Burmacoccidae (Koteja, 2004)
     1 genus, 1 species
Family    Capsidae (Hunt, 1979) -> Miridae
     1 species
Family    Cercopionidae (Hamilton, 1990)
     2 genera, 2 species
Family    Ceresopseidae (Becker-migdisova, 1958)
     1 genus, 3 species
Family    Chiliocyclidae (Evans, 1956)
     3 genera, 4 species
Family    Cicadomorphidae (Handlirsch, 1906) (Giant cicadas)
     2 genera, 4 species
Family    Cicadopsyllidae (Martynov, 1931)
     1 genus, 1 species
Family    Clastopetridae
     1 genus, 12 species
Family    Coelidiidae
     0 species
Family    Coleoscytidae (Martynov, 1935)
     3 genera, 10 species
Family    Cordeidae
     0 species
Family    Cuneocoridae (Handlirsch, 1920)
     1 genus, 1 species
Family    Curvicubitidae (Hong, 1984)
     1 genus, 2 species
Family    Dysmorphoptilidae (Handlirsch, 1906)
     10 genera, 24 species
Family    Enicocoridae (Popov, 1980)
     1 genus, 0 species
Family    Eoscartarellidae
     1 genus, 1 species
Family    Eoscarterellidae (Evans, 1956)
     3 genera, 4 species
Family    Eurybrachyidae (Stal, 1862) (Eurybrachidae)
     0 species
Family    Eurymelidae
     1 genus, 2 species
Family    Galgulidae
     1 genus, 1 species
Family    Geoxdae
     1 genus, 0 species
Family    Granulidae (Hong, 1980)
     1 genus, 1 species
Family    Gyponidae
     1 genus, 1 species
Family    Hadrocoridae (Handlirsch, 1920)
     1 genus, 1 species
Family    Hormaphidae
     9 genera, 31 species
Family    Hypocephalidae (Thomson, 1864) -> Cerambycidae
     0 species
Family    Ignotalidae (Riek, 1973)
     5 genera, 5 species
Family    Jascopidae (Hamilton, 1971)
     5 genera, 7 species
Family    Jassidae (Latreille, 1802)
     7 genera, 10 species
Family    Kobdocoridae (Popov, 1986)
     1 genus, 2 species
Family    Leptaphelocheiridae (Polhemus, 2000)
     1 genus, 1 species
Family    Ligavenidae (Hamilton, 1992)
     1 genus, 1 species
Family    Limfjordiidae (Willmann, 1977)
     0 species
Family    Lophophidae (Stal, 1866)
     0 species
Family    Magnacicadiidae (Hong & Chen, 1981)
     1 genus, 3 species
Family    Mesolygaeidae (Zhang, 1991)
     1 genus, 2 species
Family    Mesopentacoridae (Popov, 1968)
     3 genera, 5 species
Family    Mesotrephidae (Popov, 1971)
     1 genus, 1 species
Family    Paraknightiidae (Evans, 1950)
     1 genus, 3 species
Family    Pereboriidae (Zalessky, 1930)
     6 genera, 11 species
Family    Permaleurodidae (Becker-migdisova, 1959)
     1 genus, 2 species
Family    Permaphidopseidae (Becker-migdisova, 1960)
     2 genera, 2 species
Family    Permofulgoridae (Tillyard, 1917)
     1 genus, 2 species
Family    Piesmidae
     0 species
Family    Pincombeidae (Tillyard, 1922)
     3 genera, 7 species
Family    Probascaniidae (Handlirsch, 1921)
     1 genus, 1 species
Family    Prosbolidae (Handlirsch, 1906)
     29 genera, 123 species
Family    Protocoridae (Handlirsch, 1906)
     2 genera, 5 species
Family    Protopsyllidiidae (Becker-migdisova, 1960)
     24 genera, 55 species
Family    Pseudonerthridae (Martins-neto & Goodwyn, 2005)
     1 genus, 1 species
Family    Pterocimicidae (Popov & Al., 1994)
     1 genus, 1 species
Family    Scytinopteridae (Handlirsch, 1906)
     12 genera, 37 species
Family    Shurabellidae (Popov, 1971)
     6 genera, 8 species
Family    Simulaphididae (Shcherbakov, 2007)
     1 genus, 1 species
Family    Sinoalidae (Wang & Szwedo, 2012)
     4 genera, 7 species
Family    Sisyrocoridae (Handlirsch, 1921)
     6 genera, 6 species
Family    Surijokocixiidae (Shcherbakov, 2000)
     4 genera, 6 species
Family    Tachardiidae (Green, 1896)
     0 species
Family    Tettigellidae
     0 species
Family    Torrirostratidae (Yao & Al., 2014)
     2 genera, 2 species
Family    Triassocoridae (Tillyard, 1922)
     2 genera, 5 species
Family    Urostylididae (Dallas, 1851)
     1 genus, 1 species
Family    Venicoridae (Yao, Ren & Cai, 2012)
     2 genera, 4 species
Genus    Abura (Matsumura, 1917) - 1 species
Genus    Allomyzus (Takahashi, 1965) - 0 species
Genus    Antipalocoris - 1 species
Genus    Anuriella (Del Guercio, 1921) - 1 species
Genus    Aorison (Mordvilko, 1914) - 0 species
Genus    Bequaertia (Schouteden, 1913) - 0 species
Genus    Bromaphis (Amyot, 1847) - 0 species
Genus    Caricobium (Aizenberg, 1954) - 0 species
Genus    Cerasaphis (Amyot, 1848) - 0 species
Genus    Chaitocallipterus (Theobald, 1927) - 0 species
Genus    Cladoxus (Rafinesque, 1917) - 0 species
Genus    Craccifex (Amyot, 1847) - 0 species
Genus    Euaulax (Mordvilko, 1914) - 0 species
Genus    Euschizaphis (Hille Ris Lambers, 1947) -> Schizaphis - 0 species
Genus    Halmodaphis (Mordvilko, 1914) - 0 species
Genus    Hodgsonicoccus (Vea & Grimaldi, 2015) - 1 species
Genus    Iziphyopsis (Borner, 1944) -> Iziphya - 0 species
Genus    Jaceifex (Amyot, 1847) - 0 species
Genus    Jaxartaphis (Mordvilko, 1914) - 0 species
Genus    Juglandifex (Amyot, 1847) -> Panaphis - 0 species
Genus    Knezouria (Jell, 1993) - 1 species
Genus    Kozarius (Vea & Grimaldi, 2015) - 2 species
Genus    Laricethus (Amyot, 1847) - 0 species
Genus    Latahcoris (Cockerell, 1931) - 1 species
Genus    Loxerates (Rafinesque, 1817) - 0 species
Genus    Meconaphis (Amyot, 1847) - 0 species
Genus    Mecynaphis (Amyot, 1847) - 0 species
Genus    Metocoris - 1 species
Genus    Miraphoides (Rusanova, 1943) - 1 species
Genus    Neomegoura (Shinji, 1930) - 0 species
Genus    Neomyzodes (Aizenberg, 1954) - 0 species
Genus    Nymphaefex (Amyot, 1847) - 0 species
Genus    Ocellovellia - 1 species
Genus    Orobion (Mordvilko, 1914) - 0 species
Genus    Paraphis (Shaposhnikov, 1955) - 0 species
Genus    Pharalis (Leach, 1826) -> Metopeurum - 1 species
Genus    Phillycriptus (Amyot, 1847) -> Eucallipterus - 0 species
Genus    Pilobtusaphis (Rusanova, 1943) - 1 species
Genus    Pinetifex (Amyot, 1847) -> Schizolachnus - 0 species
Genus    Pityaphis (Amyot, 1847) - 0 species
Genus    Platanaphis (Amyot, 1847) -> Drepanosiphum - 0 species
Genus    Pseudocixius (Caldwell, 1950) -> Cixius - 1 species
Genus    Psodoraphis (Amyot, 1847) - 0 species
Genus    Pteriaphis (Gaumont, 1923) - 0 species
Genus    Rumifex (Amyot, 1847) - 0 species
Genus    Salicetifex (Amyot, 1847) -> Chaitophorus - 0 species
Genus    Sambucifex (Amyot, 1847) - 0 species
Genus    Semiaphoides (Rusanova, 1943) - 1 species
Genus    Sonchifex (Amyot, 1847) - 0 species
Genus    Stiphrosomus (Fieber, 1858) -> Sympherta - 2 species
Genus    Styletaphis (Knowlton, 1972) - 0 species
Genus    Tramia (Amyot, 1847) - 0 species
Genus    Triocula (Rusanova, 1943) - 1 species
Genus    Tuberculaphis (Das, 1918) -> Aphis - 0 species
Genus    Turanaphis (Mordvilko, 1914) - 0 species
Genus    Ussuraphis (Mordvilko, 1924) - 0 species
Genus    Uzbekaphis (Mordvilko, 1929) - 0 species
Genus    Watabura (Matsumura, 1917) - 1 species
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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
AuthorLinnaeus, 1758
 
Synonyms
Cimicida (Laicharting, 1781)
Homoptera (Guenée, 1852)
Rhyngota (Fabricius, 1803)

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