Definition of Family Lygaeidae

1. Noun. Lygaeid bugs.

Exact synonyms: Lygaeidae
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Family
Group relationships: Hemiptera, Order Hemiptera
Member holonyms: Lygaeid, Lygaeid Bug, Blissus, Genus Blissus

Lexicographical Neighbors of Family Lygaeidae

family Locustidae
family Loganiaceae
family Lomariopsidaceae
family Lophiidae
family Lophosoriaceae
family Loranthaceae
family Lorisidae
family Loxomataceae
family Lucanidae
family Lutjanidae
family Luvaridae
family Lycaenidae
family Lycoperdaceae
family Lycopodiaceae
family Lycosidae
family Lygaeidae (current term)
family Lymantriidae
family Lythraceae
family Machilidae
family Macropodidae
family Macrorhamphosidae
family Macrouridae
family Macruridae
family Magnoliaceae
family Majidae
family Malacanthidae
family Malpighiaceae
family Malvaceae
family Mammutidae
family Manidae

Literary usage of Family Lygaeidae

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Biological Control of Insects and Mites: An Introduction to Beneficial Daniel L. Mahr, Nino M. Ridgway by Daniel L. Mahr, Nino M. Ridgway (1993)
"... 26 Family Anthocoridae: Minute pirate bugs 26 Family Miridae: Plant bugs 26 Family Reduviidae: Assassin bugs 27 family Lygaeidae: Seed bugs and bigeyed ..."

2. Entomology for Beginners for the Use of Young Folks, Fruit-growers, Farmers by Alpheus Spring Packard (1888)
"family Lygaeidae.—Body ovate or oblong ; head with a pair of distinct ocelli between the eyes ; mostly red and black or black and yellow insects. ..."

3. Entomological News and Proceedings of the Entomological Section of the by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Entomological Section (1907)
"N. simplex Uhler. Raleigh, February 10, 1906. Several. Family LYGAEIDAE Kirkaldy (=COREIDAE Leth. and Sev.). ..."

4. Applied Entomology; an Introductory Text-book of Insects in Their Relations by Henry Torsey Fernald (1921)
"family Lygaeidae.—There are many kinds of insects in this family but nearly all are small, being in most cases less than a third of an inch long. ..."

5. The Spermatogenesis of Anasa Tristis by Frederick Clark Paulmier (1899)
"... and Lygaeus of the family Lygaeidae. From these observations it appears that there may be a very great difference in details between the various genera ..."

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