Hemiptera in the 10th edition of Systema Naturae

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In the 10th edition of Systema Naturae, Carl Linnaeus classified the arthropods, including insects, arachnids and crustaceans, among his class "Insecta". True bugs and thrips were brought together under the name Hemiptera.

Cicada (cicadas)[edit]

Notonecta (backswimmers)[edit]

Nepa (water scorpions)[edit]

Cimex (shield bugs & bedbugs)[edit]

Aphis (aphids)[edit]

Chermes (woolly aphids)[edit]

Coccus (scale insects)[edit]

[Note 1]

Thrips (thrips)[edit]


  1. ^ The current names of all Linnaeus' Coccus species are taken from Gertsson (2008)[1]


  1. ^ a b C. A. Gertsson (2008). "Scale insects (Hemiptera: Coccoidea) as described by Linnaeus" (PDF). Proceedings of the XI International Symposium on Scale Insect Studies. pp. 55–58. 
  2. ^ a b c "Genus Thrips Linneaeus, 1758". Thrips of the World Checklist. CSIRO. November 17, 2005. Retrieved August 31, 2010. 
  3. ^ "Species Aeolothrips fasciatus (Linnaeus, 1758)". Australian Faunal Directory. Department of the Environment, Water, Heritage and the Arts. October 9, 2008. Archived from the original on April 4, 2011. Retrieved August 31, 2010. 
  4. ^ "Bed Bugs". John R. Meyer. cals.ncsu.edu. March 13, 2007. Retrieved October 24, 2011.