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HETEROPTERA (true bugs)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Suborder)

Cimicomorpha (an infraorder of bugs)
CIMICOIDEA (a superfamily of bugs), eg: Anthocoris nemorum (Common Flower Bug) - Female - dorsal view MIROIDEA (a superfamily of bugs), eg: Miris striatus (Fine Streaked Bugkin) - Dorsal view - in situ TINGOIDEA (a superfamily of bugs), eg: Kalama tricornis (a lacebug) - Male - dorsal view
Infraorder 62 subtaxa 29 ident refs
Dipsocoromorpha (an infraorder of bugs) Infraorder   2 ident refs
Gerromorpha (an infraorder of waterbugs)
GERROIDEA (a superfamily of bugs), eg: Aquarius najas (River Skater) - Dorsal view HYDROMETROIDEA (a superfamily of bugs), eg: Hydrometra stagnorum (Water Measurer) - Top view
Infraorder 8 subtaxa 8 ident refs
Leptopodomorpha (an infraorder of bugs)
SALDOIDEA (a superfamily of bugs), eg: Halosalda lateralis (a shorebug) - Female - dorsal view
Infraorder 4 subtaxa 1 ident refs
Nepomorpha (an infraorder of waterbugs)
CORIXOIDEA (a superfamily of lesser water boatmen), eg: Hesperocorixa linnaei (a lesser waterboatman) - Dorsal view NAUCOROIDEA (a superfamily of waterbugs), eg: Ilyocoris cimicoides (Saucer Bug) - Adult - dorsal view NOTONECTOIDEA (backswimmers), eg: Notonecta (Notonecta) glauca (Common Water-boatman) - Adult - dorsal view
Infraorder 18 subtaxa 18 ident refs
Pentatomomorpha (an infraorder of bugs)
ARADOIDEA (a superfamily of bugs), eg: Aradus depressus (a flat bark bug) - Adult - dorsal view - landscape COREOIDEA (a superfamily of bugs), eg: Gonocerus acuteangulatus (Box Bug) - Adult - dorsal view LYGAEOIDEA (a superfamily of bugs), eg: Ischnodemus sabuleti (European Cinchbug) - Dorsal views PENTATOMOIDEA (shieldbugs), eg: Aelia acuminata (Bishop’S Mitre Shield-bug, Bishop's Mitre) - Male - dorsal view
Infraorder 51 subtaxa 38 ident refs
(water bugs) (aquatic Hemiptera)
Gerromorpha (an infraorder of waterbugs), eg: Aquarius najas (River Skater) - Dorsal view SALDIDAE (shorebugs), eg: Halosalda lateralis (a shorebug) - Female - dorsal view Nepomorpha (an infraorder of waterbugs), eg: Hesperocorixa linnaei (a lesser waterboatman) - Dorsal view
Informal 33 subtaxa 58 ident refs

Suggested Literature

Identification Works

Douglas, J.W. & Scott, J., 1864 The British Hemiptera. Vol. 1. Hemiptera-Heteroptera
Kirby, P., in prep. British Heteroptera: Draft keys to families and to species in terrestrial familes other than Dipsocoridae (incl Ceratocombidae), Miridae, Saldidae
Kirby, P., in prep. British Heteroptera: Draft keys to families and to species in terrestrial familes other than Miridae

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 41 general literature references to HETEROPTERA (true bugs)

HETEROPTERA may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
ANIMALIA
(animals)
ARTHROPODA
(arthropods)
HEXAPODA
(insects and other 6-legged organisms)
INSECTA
(true insects)
HEMIPTERA
(bugs)

BioInfo BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 1317 feeding and other relationships of HETEROPTERA (true bugs)

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