Lygaeoidea

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Seed bugs and allies
Bug 2007-2.jpg
Lygaeus pandurus (Lygaeidae)
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hemiptera
Suborder: Heteroptera
Infraorder: Pentatomomorpha
Superfamily: Lygaeoidea
Families

Artheneidae
Berytidae (stilt bugs)
Blissidae
Colobathristidae
Cryptorhamphidae
Cymidae
Geocoridae
Henicocoridae
Heterogastridae
Idiostolidae
Lygaeidae (true seed bugs)
Malcidae
Ninidae
Oxycarenidae
Pachygronthidae
Rhyparochromidae (atypical seed bugs)
and see text

The Lygaeoidea are a sizeable superfamily of true bugs, containing the seed bugs and allies. The ash-gray leaf bug family (Piesmatidae), usually placed herein, might be closer to the Aradoidea.[1]

References[edit]