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HEMIPTERA (bugs)

BioImages BioImages (www.bioimages.org.uk) has 1238 images of HEMIPTERA (bugs)

NBN NBN (data.nbn.org.uk) has the UK distribution map of HEMIPTERA (bugs)

Subtaxa (ie subgroups of this Order)

Taxon Rank #subtaxa #refs #webs
AUCHENORRHYNCHA (a suborder of bugs) Suborder 18 subtaxa 31 70
HETEROPTERA (true bugs) Suborder 333 subtaxa 145 1317
STERNORRHYNCHA (a suborder of bugs) Suborder 263 subtaxa 83 1433

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: 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

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.

General Works

HetNews (Includes downloadable cross-reference list updating names in Southwood and Leston#) Journal
Hets discussion group: http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/Hets/join Hets discussion group
Bug anatomy: http://www.britishbugs.org.uk/bug_bits.html Bug anatomy
Eversham, B., 1985 Some possible additions to the British List
Nau B.S., 2006 Current names of Southwood & Leston (1959) Heteroptera species

Dead wood

Alexander, K.N.A., 2002 The Invertebrates of Living and Decaying Timber in Britain and Ireland - a Provisional Annotated Checklist

Journals

Het News Journal

Nature Conservation

anon., 1983 A revised list of threatened and rare Heteroptera

HEMIPTERA may also be covered by literature listed under:

BIOTA
(living things)
Eukaryota
(eukaryotes)
ANIMALIA
(animals)
EUMETAZOA
(metazoans)
ARTHROPODA
(arthropods)
HEXAPODA
(insects and other 6-legged organisms)
INSECTA
(true insects)
PTERYGOTA
(bees, beetles, dragonflies, flies, grasshoppers, moths and other winged insects)
Invertebrates (via Arthropoda)

Feeding and other inter-species relationships

HEMIPTERA is associated with:

There may be taxa associated with Hemiptera listed at higher taxonomic level

INSECTA
(true insects)

Associated with HEMIPTERA:

honeydew may support Seuratia millardetii - an ascomycete (Seuratiaceae) UK/Ireland Dennis, R.W.G., 1995
honeydew may support superficial pseudothecium Dennisiella babingtonii - a sooty mould (Chaetothyriales: Coccodiniaceae) UK/Ireland Dennis, R.W.G., 1995
is taken to the nest of female Crossocerus (Blepharipus) annulipes - a digger wasp (Hymenoptera: Crabronidae) UK/Ireland Macdonald, M.A., in prep.
is taken to the nest of female Didineis lunicornis - a solitary wasp (Hymenoptera: Crabronidae) UK/Ireland Macdonald, M.A., in prep.
is taken to the nest of female Dryudella pinguis - a digger wasp (Hymenoptera: Crabronidae) UK/Ireland Macdonald, M.A., in prep.
is taken to the nest of female Mimesa equestris - a solitary wasp (Hymenoptera: Crabronidae) UK/Ireland Macdonald, M.A., in prep.
is taken to the nest of female Mimesa lutaria - a solitary wasp (Hymenoptera: Crabronidae) UK/Ireland Macdonald, M.A., in prep.
nymph nymph is taken to the nest of female Mimumesa dahlbomi - a solitary wasp (Hymenoptera: Crabronidae) UK/Ireland Macdonald, M.A., in prep.

Hemiptera may be associated with more taxa listed at higher taxonomic level

ANIMALIA
(animals)
ARTHROPODA
(arthropods)
INSECTA
(true insects)
Invertebrates (via Arthropoda)

References

Dennis, R.W.G., 1995 Fungi of the South East England
Macdonald, M.A., in prep. Forage, prey and host-parasite relationships of aculeates
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