LYGAEIDAE
(seed bugs or ground bugs)

Subtaxon Example images Rank Subtaxa
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Dorsal view (Click to view)
Species
Dorsal view (Click to view)Dorsal view (Click to view)
Genus 2 illustrated subtaxa
Female - dorsal view (Click to view)Dorsal view (Click to view)
Genus 2 illustrated subtaxa
Dorsal view (Click to view)
Genus 1 illustrated subtaxa
Dorsal view - portrait (Click to view)
Species
Dorsal view (Click to view)
Species
Dorsal view (Click to view)
Species
Dorsal view (Click to view)
Species
Micropter - dorsal view (Click to view)
Species
Dorsal view (Click to view)
Genus 1 illustrated subtaxa
Species 1 ident. refs
Adult - dorsal view (Click to view)
Genus 1 illustrated subtaxa
Adult - dorsal view (Click to view)Female - dorsal view (Click to view)
Genus 2 illustrated subtaxa
Dorsal view - magnified (Click to view)
Genus 1 illustrated subtaxa
Dorsal view (Click to view)
Unidentified
Micropter - dorsal view (Click to view)
Informal 1 illustrated subtaxa
Taxonomic hierarchy:
FamilyLYGAEIDAE (seed bugs or ground bugs)
SuperfamilyLYGAEOIDEA (a superfamily of bugs)
InfraorderPentatomomorpha (an infraorder of bugs)
SuborderHETEROPTERA (true bugs)
OrderHEMIPTERA (bugs)
Division Exopterygota (earwigs, grasshoppers, stoneflies, true bugs, and other insects with wings developing externally)
InfraclassNeoptera (bees, beetles, flies, grasshoppers, moths and other advanced insects)
SubclassPTERYGOTA (bees, beetles, dragonflies, flies, grasshoppers, moths and other winged insects)
ClassINSECTA (true insects)
SubphylumHEXAPODA (insects and other 6-legged organisms)
PhylumARTHROPODA (arthropods)
SuperphylumECDYSOZOA (skin shedders)
CladeBilateria (bilaterally symmetrical animals)
SubkingdomEUMETAZOA (metazoans)
KingdomANIMALIA (animals)
DomainEukaryota (eukaryotes)
LifeBIOTA (living things)

Identification Works

BioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 10 general literature references relevant to LYGAEIDAE (seed bugs or ground bugs)

LYGAEIDAE (seed bugs or ground bugs) may also be covered by identification literature listed under the following higher taxa:

BioInfoBioInfo (www.bioinfo.org.uk) has 145 host/parasite/foodplant and/or other relationships for LYGAEIDAE (seed bugs or ground bugs)
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