Identification guide to New Zealand Heteroptera (Insecta: Hemiptera)
Page last modified 6 November 2016. 

How to cite this publication
Larivière M-C, Larochelle A 2012-2016. Identification guide to New Zealand Heteroptera (Insecta: Hemiptera). http://www.nzhemiptera.com/home/Heteroptera/Heteroptera-Identification



Introduction
Interactive identification tools to New Zealand Heteroptera are either provided on this site or hyperlinks are given to access resources available elsewhere.
     In addition, bibliographic references to identification keys and taxonomic revisions are listed in the Heteroptera catalogue of Larivière & Larochelle (2004: Fauna of New Zealand 50) and the checklist supplement of Larivière & Larochelle (2014) for the majority of genera and species occurring in New Zealand. 
    In Appendix G on pp. 199-215 of the 2004 catalogue, lists of species by areas of New Zealand are also provided; accessing a list of species already recorded from an area may facilitate identification.

Terrestrial bugs - NOT in New Zealand: Alydidae, Largidae, Pyrrhochoridae, Scutelleridae, Thyreocoridae. The Lygaeidae = Lygaeidae + Rhyparochromidae in New Zealand.

Aquatic and semiaquatic bugs - IN NEW ZEALAND: Corixidae, Gerridae, Hydrometridae, Mesoveliidae, Notonectidae, Saldidae, Veliidae.



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GENERA AND SPECIES IDENTIFICATION

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