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HEMIPTERA (bugs)

Subtaxa

Rank Taxon #subtaxa #photos #macrophotos #microphotos #refs
Family ACANTHOSOMATIDAE (a family of phytophagous shieldbugs) 4 23 24   8
Family ALYDIDAE (ant bugs) 1 2     2
Family ANTHOCORIDAE (flower bugs) 2 5 13   5
Family ARADIDAE (flat bark bugs) 1 7 5    
Family BERYTINIDAE (stiltbugs) 1 7 7    
Family COREIDAE (squashbugs) 5 43 12   4
Family CORIXIDAE (a family of lesser water boatmen) 10 8 54 6 12
Family CYDNIDAE (a family of shieldbugs) 5 6 21   7
Family GERRIDAE (pond skaters) 3 11 18   2
Family HYDROMETRIDAE (water measurers) 1 11     1
Family LYGAEIDAE (seed bugs or ground bugs) 14 54 57   4
Family MESOVELIIDAE (pondweed bugs)         2
Family MICROPHYSIDAE (minute bugs) 1        
Genus Loricula (a genus of minute bugs)         1
Family MIRIDAE (capsid bugs or plant bugs, and grassbugs) 34 66 91   14
Family NABIDAE (damsel bugs) 4 6 7   4
Family NAUCORIDAE (saucer bugs, creeping water bugs) 1        
Species Ilyocoris cimicoides (Linnaeus) (Saucer Bug)   3 3   1
Family NEPIDAE (water scorpions)         1
Family NOTONECTIDAE (backswimmers) 1 24 3   2
Family PENTATOMIDAE (a family of shieldbugs) 9 146 42   11
Family PLEIDAE (a family of lesser waterboatmen)         2
Family PYRRHOCORIDAE (firebugs) 1       2
Family REDUVIIDAE (assassin bugs) 1   2    
Family RHOPALIDAE (rhopalid bugs) 3 23 4   4
Family SALDIDAE (shorebugs) 3 6 3    
Family SCUTELLERIDAE (a family of shieldbugs)         3
Family TINGIDAE (lace bugs) 6 13 36 3 4
Family VELIIDAE (water crickets) 2 14 3   2
Informal (water bugs) (Aquatic Hemiptera) 25 77 84 6 31

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

British Bugs - an online identification guide to UK Hemiptera: http://www.britishbugs.org.uk/ British Bugs - an online identification guide to UK Hemiptera
Davis, B.N.K., 1991 Insects on Nettles
Guthrie, M., 1989 Animals of the Surface Film
Kirby, P., in prep. British Heteroptera: Draft keys to families and to species in terrestrial familes other than...
Nau, B.S., in prep. Heteroptera of the British Isles
Saunders, E., 1892 The Hemiptera Heteroptera of the British Islands
Danmarks Blomstertæger: http://www.miridae.dk/ 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): http://users.skynet.be/jjw.myco.mons Cercle de Mycologie de Mons (Belgique): (Page perso de JJ. Wuilbaut)

Foodplants

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

Stored product pests

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

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 38 general literature references to HEMIPTERA (bugs)

HEMIPTERA may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
ANIMALIA
(animals)
ARTHROPODA
(arthropods)
INSECTA
(insects)

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 1309 feeding and other relationships of HEMIPTERA (bugs)

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