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).
From the 33 prey items determined in the frog diet, dipterans were the most important (40.85%), followed by hemipterans (22.07%), with the bulk of this order abundance represented by the family Lygaeidae (17.84%).