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Checklist of Illinois Nepomorpha (Heteroptera)

This checklist is based on Lauk's (1959) unpublished thesis, supplemented by information from various chapters in Henry and Froeschner (1988). Distribution maps are based on Lauk (1959).


 

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  Family Naucoridae Leach, 1815    
 
  Subfamily Naucorinae Stål, 1876
 
        Genus Pelocoris Stål, 1876  
            Pelocoris femoratus (Palisot), 1820   map, literature
 

Family Nepidae Latrielle, 1802

    Subfamily Nepinae Douglas and Scott, 1865
      Tribe Nepini Douglas and Scott, 1865
        Genus Nepa Linnaeus, 1758
            Nepa apiculata Uhler, 1862   picture, map, literature
    Subfamily Ranatrinae Douglas and Scott, 1865
        Genus Ranatra Fabricius, 1790
            Ranatra fusca Palisot, 1820   map, literature, notes
            Ranatra kirkaldyi Torre-Bueno, 1905   map
            Ranatra nigra Herrich-Schaeffer, 1849   map, literature, notes
            Ranatra buenoi Hungerford, 1922   map
            Ranatra australis Hungerford, 1922   map, literature, notes
 

Family Belostomatidae Leach, 1815

    Subfamily Lethocerinae Lauck and Menke, 1961
        Genus Lethocerus Mayr, 1853
          Subgenus Benacus Stål, 1861
            Lethocerus griseus (Say), 1832   map
          Subgenus Lethocerus Mayr, 1853
            Lethocerus americanus (Leidy), 1847   map
            Lethocerus uhleri (Montandon), 1896   map
    Subfamily Belostomatinae Leach, 1815
        Genus Belostoma Latrielle, 1807
            Belostoma flumineum Say, 1832   map
            Belostoma lutarium (Stål), 1855   map, literature
 

Family Notonectidae Latreille, 1802

    Subfamily Notonectinae Latreille, 1802
      Tribe Notonectini Latreille, 1802
        Genus Notonecta Linnaeus, 1758
          Subgenus Paranecta Hutchinson, 1929
            Notonecta undulata Say, 1832   map
            Notonecta indica Linnaeus, 1771   map
            Notonecta raleighi Torre-Bueno, 1907   map
          Subgenus Notonecta Linnaeus, 1758
            Notonecta irrorata Uhler, 1879   map
    Subfamily Anisopinae Hutchinson, 1929
        Genus Buenoa Kirkaldy, 1904
            Buenoa margaritacea Torre-Bueno, 1908   map
            Buenoa scimitra Bare, 1925   map
 

Family Pleidae Fieber, 1851

        Genus Neoplea Esaki and China, 1928
            Neoplea striola (Fieber), 1844   map, literature
 

Family Corixidae Leach, 1815

    Subfamily Corixinae Enderlein, 1915
      Tribe Corixini Enderlein, 1915
        Genus Coenocorixa Hungerford, 1948
            Coenocorixa dakotensis (Hungerford), 1928  
        Genus Corisella Lundblad, 1928
            Corisella tarsalis (Fieber), 1851  
            Corisella edulis (Champion), 1901   map
        Genus Hesperocorixa Kirkaldy, 1908
            Hesperocorixa interrupta (Say), 1825  
            Hesperocorixa kennicottii (Uhler), 1897  
            Hesperocorixa laevigata (Uhler), 1893  
            Hesperocorixa lucida (Abbott), 1916  
            Hesperocorixa nitida (Fieber), 1851   map
            Hesperocorixa obliqua (Hungerford), 1925   map
            Hesperocorixa scabricula (Walley), 1936   literature, notes
            Hesperocorixa semilucida (Walley), 1930  
            Hesperocorixa vulgaris (Hungerford), 1925   map
        Genus Palmacorixa Abbott, 1912
            Palmacorixa buenoi Abbott, 1913   map
            Palmacorixa gillettei Abbott, 1912  
        Genus Ramphocorixa Abbott, 1912
            Ramphocorixa acuminata (Uhler), 1897   map
        Genus Sigara Fabricius, 1775
          Subgenus Allosigara Hungerford, 1948
            Sigara decorata (Abbott, 1916)  
          Subgenus Lasiosigara Hungerford, 1948
            Sigara lineata (Foerster), 1771  
          Subgenus Phaeosigara Hungerford, 1948
            Sigara signata (Fieber), 1851  
            Sigara variabilis (Hungerford), 1926  
          Subgenus Vermicorixa Walton, 1940
            Sigara alternata (Say), 1825   map
            Sigara defecta Hungerford, 1928  
            Sigara grossolineata Hungerford, 1948   map
            Sigara hubbelli (Hungerford), 1923   map
            Sigara johnstoni Hungerford, 1948  
            Sigara modesta (Abbott), 1916   map
            Sigara virginiensis Hungerford, 1948  
        Genus Trichocorixa Kirkaldy, 1908
            Trichocorixa calva (Say), 1832   map
            Trichocorixa kanza Sailer, 1948   map
            Trichocorixa macroceps (Kirkaldy), 1908  
            Trichocorixa reticulata (Guerin-Memeville), 1857   literature, notes
            Trichocorixa sexcincta (Champion), 1901   map, literature, notes



 

Literature Cited

Henry, T. J. and R. C. Froeschner, eds. Catalog of the Heteroptera or True Bugs of Canada and the Continental United States. E. J. Brill, New York. 958 pp.

Lauck, David R. 1959. Aquatic Hemiptera of Illinois. MS Thesis, University of Illinois, Urbana. xxii + 353 pp.

Polhemus, D. A. 1988. Family Nepidae Latreille, 1802. Pages 528--532 In: T. J. Henry and R. C. Froeschner, eds. Catalog of the Heteroptera or True Bugs of Canada and the Continental United States. E. J. Brill, New York. 958 pp.

Polhemus, D. A. 1988. Family Pleidae Fieber, 1851. Pages 608--610 In: T. J. Henry and R. C. Froeschner, eds. Catalog of the Heteroptera or True Bugs of Canada and the Continental United States. E. J. Brill, New York. 958 pp.

Polhemus, D. A. and J. T. Polhemus. 1988. Family Naucoridae Leach, 1815. Pages 521--527 In: T. J. Henry and R. C. Froeschner, eds. Catalog of the Heteroptera or True Bugs of Canada and the Continental United States. E. J. Brill, New York. 958 pp.

Polhemus, J. T., R. C. Froeschner, and D. A. Polhemus. 1988. Family Corixidae Leach, 1815. Pages 93-118 In: T. J. Henry and R. C. Froeschner, eds. Catalog of the Heteroptera or True Bugs of Canada and the Continental United States. E. J. Brill, New York. 958 pp.

Polhemus, J. T. and D. A. Polhemus. 1988. Family Notonectidae Latreille, 1802. Pages 533-540 In: T. J. Henry and R. C. Froeschner, eds. Catalog of the Heteroptera or True Bugs of Canada and the Continental United States. E. J. Brill, New York. 958 pp.

Polhemus, J. T., D. A. Polhemus, and T. J. Henrey. 1988. Family Belostomatidae Leach, 1815. Pages 47-55 In: T. J. Henry and R. C. Froeschner, eds. Catalog of the Heteroptera or True Bugs of Canada and the Continental United States. E. J. Brill, New York. 958 pp.

 

 


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