Taxon profile


true bugs

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Arthropoda - arthropods »  class Insecta - insects »  order Hemiptera - bugs

Temporal range:Upper Eocene - recent


Functions restricted to taxon Heteroptera

Important groups

Coreidae - squash bugs, Rhopalidae - scentless plant bugs, Lygaeidae - ground bugs, Rhyparochromidae, Cydnidae - burrowing bugs, Pentatomidae - shield bugs, Scutelleridae - shield-backed bugs, Tesseratomidae, Miridae - plant bugs, Reduviidae - assassin and thread-legged bugs, Tingidae - lace bugs
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Included taxa

Number of records: 7

infraorder Cimicomorpha Leston, Pendergrast & Southwood, 1954
infraorder Dispsocoromorpha Miyamoto, 1961
infraorder Enicocephalomorpha
infraorder Gerromorpha Popov, 1971
infraorder Leptopodomorpha Popov, 1971
infraorder Nepomorpha Popov, 1968
infraorder Pentatomorpha Leston, Pendergrast & Southwood, 1954

Links and literature

Data source info

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea []
Aukema, Dr Berend (ed.). 2007. Heteroptera. Fauna Europaea version 1.3,
[Data retrieved on: 01 November 2007]

Fauna Italia []

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