Coreoidea

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Leaf-footed bugs and allies
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Corizus hyoscyami of the Rhopalidae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hemiptera
Suborder: Heteroptera
Infraorder: Pentatomomorpha
Superfamily: Coreoidea
Families

5, see text

The leaf-footed bugs and allies make up the superfamily Coreoidea of the true bug infraorder Pentatomomorpha.

There are 5 families presently recognized, but the Coreoidea as a whole are part of a close-knit group with the Lygaeoidea and Pyrrhocoroidea and it is likely that these three superfamilies are paraphyletic to a significant extent; they are therefore in need of revision and redelimitation.[1]

The families are:

Footnotes[edit]

  1. ^ ToL (1995, 2005)

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