BioImages: The Virtual Field-Guide (UK)


Sets of Photographs

These relate to individual finds ("biological records") of the organism.

Taxon Summary # images # photos # macrophotos Date Vice-county Country
Hemiptera Nymph 8 8 29 Jun 2006 East Sussex England
Hemiptera Nymph? 3 3 4 Oct 2005 Berks England
Hemiptera Imago 2 2 12 Apr 1998 Berks England


Rank Taxon #subtaxa #photos #macrophotos #microphotos #refs
Suborder AUCHENORRHYNCHA (a suborder of bugs) 16 48 33   31
Suborder HETEROPTERA (true bugs) 127 516 442 9 145
Suborder STERNORRHYNCHA (a suborder of bugs) 57 104 73   83

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Davis, B.N.K., 1991 Insects on Nettles
Guthrie, M., 1989 Animals of the Surface Film
Saunders, E., 1892 The Hemiptera Heteroptera of the British Islands
Danmarks Blomstertæger: Danmarks Blomstertæger
Southwood, T.R.E. & Leston, D., 1959 Land and Water Bugs of the British Isles
Unwin, D., 2001 A Key to the Families of British Bugs (Insecta, Hemiptera)
Cercle de Mycologie de Mons (Belgique): (Page perso de JJ. Wuilbaut): Cercle de Mycologie de Mons (Belgique): (Page perso de JJ. Wuilbaut)


Hawkins, R.D., 1985 Some foods of Heteroptera larvae in the wild

on cherry trees

Leather, S.R. & Bland, K.P., 1999 Insects on cherry trees

on thistles

Redfern, M., 1995 Insects and Thistles

Plant galls

Darlington, A., 1968 A Pocket Encyclopedia of Plant Galls in colour
Redfern, M. & Shirley, P., 2002 British Plant Galls - Identification of galls on plants and fungi
Redfern, M. & Shirley, P., 2011 British Plant Galls
Stubbs, F.B. (Editor), 1986 Provisional Keys to British Plant Galls

Stored product pests

Mound, L. (ed), 1989 Common Insects of Stored Products: a guide to their identification.

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 66 general literature references to HEMIPTERA (bugs)

HEMIPTERA may also be covered by literature listed under:

(living things)

BioInfo BioInfo ( has 2828 feeding and other relationships of HEMIPTERA (bugs)

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