The broad objectives of the International Heteropterists’ Society (IHS) are to promote systematic, biogeographic, and biological studies of Heteroptera and to cultivate cooperative research among heteropterists throughout the world. The Society is organized and operated exclusively for scientific and educational purposes.

The Society holds a meeting every four years at locations around the world, where members give presentations on their work and discuss the directions of the Society. The Society’s website provides an online portal for distribution of information about bugs, including a world bibliography, taxon pages, and membership details.

Interested in joining the IHS? Read more about the Society and information on membership. You can also donate to the Student Travel Fund your contribution is very valuable!

We are excited and proud to announce that the first issue of Journal of the International Heteropterists’ Society (JIHS) has been publish!

Thanks to the Editors in Chief and the Editorial Team for their efforts!

Do not forget to visit the Journal’s webpage to explore the first issue.

The IHS finally has its very own quarterly journal!

The Journal of the International Heteropterists’ Society (JIHS)


The Journal of the International Heteropterists’ Society (JIHS) publishes manuscripts of high scientific quality on heteropteran systematics, taxonomy, morphology, biodiversity, biogeography, natural history, and conservation biology


We are sad to announce the passing of Professor Jacek Gorczyca on March 2, 2023

Dear Heteropterologists, It is with great regret that I have [...]

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