APHOTOFAUNA

An online educational resource dedicated to the photography of
terrestrial wildlife and their habitats, found across South-West
England and the Devon and Cornwall Peninsula by David Fenwick.

True Bugs (Heteroptera images)
Anthocoridae - Flower Bugs

Anthocoris
Anthocoris nemorum - A Flower Bug

Coreidae - Dock / Squash Bugs

Coreus
Coreus marginatus - Dock / Squash Bug

Lygaeidae - Groundbugs

Beosus
Beosus maritimus - A Lygaeid Bug

Gastrodes
Gastrodes grossipes - Pine Cone Bug

Kleidocerys
Kleidocerys resedae - Birch Catkin Bug

Scolopostethus
Scolopostethus cf. affinis - A Groundbug

Stygnocoris
Stygnocoris fuligineus - A Groundbug
Stygnocoris sabulosus - A Groundbug

Miridae - Myrid Bugs

Campyloneura
Campyloneura virgula - A Myrid Bug

Capsodes
Capsodes species - A Myrid Bug

Deraeocoris
Deraeocoris flavilinea - A Mirid Bug
Deraeocoris ruber - A Mirid Bug

Dicyphus
Dicyphus pallicornis - A Myrid Bug

Grypocoris
Grypocoris stysi - A Myrid Bug

Harpocera
Harpocera thoracica - A Mirid Bug

Heterogaster
Heterogaster urticae - Nettle Ground Bug

Heterotoma
Heterotoma merioptera (Scopoli, 1763) sensu Wagner
- A Myrid Bug

Leptopterna
Leptopterna dolabrata - A Grass Bug
Leptopterna species - A Grass Bug

Liocoris
Liocoris tripustulatus - A Myrid Bug

Lygocoris
Lygocoris pabulinus - Common Green Capsid Bug

Lygus
Lygus maritimus - A Myrid Bug

Orthops
Orthops campestris - A Mirid Bug

Pantilius
Pantilius tunicatus - A Myrid Bug

Phytocoris
Phytocoris longipennis - A Mirid Bug

Pinalitus
Pinalitus cervinus - A Myrid Bug

Pithanus
Pithanus maerkelii - A Myrid Bug

Plagiognathus
Plagiognathus arbustorum - A Myrid Bug

Stenodema
Stenodema calcarata - A Grass Bug
Stenodema laevigata - A Grass Bug

Nabidae - Damsel Bugs

Himacerus
Himacerus major - Grey Damsel Bug
Himacerus mirmicoides - Ant Damsel Bug
Image of Himacerus mirmicoides above is of the rarer macropterous form.

Nabis
Nabis ferus (Linnaeus, 1758) - Field Damsel Bug
Nabis limbatus Dahlbom, 1851 - Marsh Damsel Bug
Nabis rugosus (Linnaeus, 1758) - Common Damsel Bug

Pentatomidae - Shield Bugs

Acanthosoma
Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale - Hawthorn Shieldbug

Dolycoris
Dolycoris baccarum - Hairy Shieldbug

Eurygaster
Eurygaster testudinaria - Tortoise Bug

Legnotus
Legnotus limbosus - Bordered Shieldbug

Palomena
Palomena prasina - Common Green Shieldbug

Pentatoma
Pentatoma rufipes - Red-legged Shieldbug

Picromerus
Picromerus bidens - Spiked Shieldbug

Piezodorus
Piezodorus lituratus - Gorse Shield Bug

Troilus
Troilus luridus - Bronze Shieldbug

Piesmatidae

Parapiesma
Parapiesma quadratum - Beet Leaf Bug

Rhopalidae - Rhopalid Bugs

Corizus
Corizus hyoscyami - A Rhopalid Bug

Rhopalus
Rhopalus subrufus - A Rhopalid Bug

Saldidae - Shore Bugs

Saldula
Saldula saltatoria - Common Shore Bug

Stenocephalidae - Stenocephalid Bugs

Dicranocephalus
Dicranocephalus agilis - A Stenocephalid Bug

Tingidae - Lacebugs

Tingis
Tingis cardui - Spear Thistle Lacebug

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AQUATIC AND SEMI-AQUATIC BUGS

Gerromorpha - Semi-aquatic Bugs

Gerridae – Pond Skaters / Water Striders

Gerris
Gerris lacustris - Common Pond Skater

Hydrometridae - Water Measurers

Hydrometra
Hydrometra stagnorum - Water Measurer

Nepidae - Water Scorpions

Nepa
Nepa cinerea - Water Scorpion

Veliidae – Riffle Bugs

Velia
Velia caprai - Common Water Cricket

Nepomorpha - True Water Bugs

Notonectidae - Backswimers / Water Boatman

Notonecta
Notonecta glauca - Common Backswimmer
Notonecta obliqua - A Backswimmer

Also see - Bugs (Homoptera)

True Bug Heteroptera Images UK