family Lygaeidae

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Related to family Lygaeidae: Lygaeoidea
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: Lygaeidae - lygaeid bugs
arthropod family - any of the arthropods
Hemiptera, order Hemiptera - plant bugs; bedbugs; some true bugs; also includes suborders Heteroptera (true bugs) and Homoptera (e.g., aphids, plant lice and cicadas)
lygaeid, lygaeid bug - a true bug: usually bright-colored; pest of cultivated crops and some fruit trees
Blissus, genus Blissus - chinch bugs
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In both species, most hemipterans were in the family Lygaeidae (chinch bugs), while other families included Pentatomidae (stink bugs) and Miridae (leaf bugs).
07%), with the bulk of this order abundance represented by the family Lygaeidae (17.