Hemiptera

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Dolycoris baccarum
Author: Siga
Source: Wikimedia Commons
  Groups of Hemiptera  
Sternorrhyncha
Aleyrodidae (whiteflies) (29 species)
Aphididae (true aphids) (121 species)
Coccidae (soft scales) (41 species)
Diaspididae (armoured scales) (57 species)
Pseudococcidae (mealybugs) (55 species)
Psyllidae (true psyllids) (7 species)
other groups (52 species)
Other groups
Cicadomorpha (64 species)
Fulgoromorpha (19 species)
Heteroptera (plantsucking) (103 species)

Hemiptera (bugs - plant pests)


The order Hemiptera includes groups with stinging/sucking mouthparts and usually 2 pairs of wings in the adult stage. An ilustrated key to the subgroups of this order is available on the Species-ID wiki.


The plant pests in the order Hemiptera can be divided into the following groups:

Auchenorrhyncha - Cicadomorpha, leafhoppers, cicadas
Auchenorrhyncha - Fulgoromorpha, planthoppers
Heteroptera, true bugs
Sternorrhyncha, aphids, scales, mealybugs, etc.



To navigate among the pages of these groups use the box on the right or click on a family in the list below. Of course, you always have the option of using the wiki search function.


Families of Hemiptera (plant pests):