Also found in: Thesaurus.
Related to family Lygaeidae: Lygaeoidea
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|Noun||1.||family 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