family Coreidae


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Noun1.family Coreidae - squash bugs and leaf-footed 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)
coreid, coreid bug - a true bug
Anasa, genus Anasa - squash bugs
genus Leptoglossus, Leptoglossus - leaf-footed bugs
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The family Coreidae includes several polyphagous species that feed on monocotyledons and dicotyledons, although more commonly associated with the latter.
Squash bugs (family Coreidae) infest most cucurbits, but they are most fond of squash (family Cucurbitaceae) and pumpkins (Cucurbita pepo and two other species in this genus).
Abstract--Nisoscolopocerus schuhi, new species, assigned to the family Coreidae (Coreini), is described from Mexico as the second member of the genus.