Largidae

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Largidae
Largid bug from a West-Javan lowland rainforest - top view (6282440533).jpg
Physopelta sp.
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hemiptera
Suborder: Heteroptera
Infraorder: Pentatomomorpha
Superfamily: Pyrrhocoroidea
Family: Largidae
Genera

Several genera including:
Acinocoris Hahn, 1834
Arhaphe Herrich-Schaeffer, 1850
Delacampius
Fibrenus
Jarhaphetus Bliven, 1956
Largus Hahn, 1831
Macrocheraia
Pararhaphe Henry and Froeschner, 1988
Physopelta
Stenomacra Stål, 1870
Wupatkius Bliven, 1956[1]

Largidae is a family of insects within the order Hemiptera. They are commonly known as bordered plant bugs because many have contrasting coloured edges to their elytra. There are fifteen genera and about one hundred species. They are mostly wide-bodied, have no ocelli and have a four-segmented rostrum. The bugs in this family are generally ground-dwelling or they scramble around in plants, bushes and trees. They are phytophagous, feeding on plant juices and seeds.[2]

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