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Family Lygaeidae - Seed Bugs

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Life Histories of the Seed Bugs, Kleidocerys punctatus and Kleidocerys virescens
By Luis Cervantes Peredo, Marcela Briseño Báez
Journal of Insect Science 10(91), 2010
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A revision of the genus Kleidocerys Stephens in the United States (Hemiptera, Lygaeidae)
By Barber H.G.
Proc. Ent. Soc. Wash. 55: 273-283, 1953

Estados de desarrollo y biología de tres especies de Lygaeinae (Hemiptera-Heteroptera: Lygaeoidea: Lygaeidae)
By Luis Cervantes-Peredo, Erika Elizalde-Amelco
Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 78: 339- 350, 2007
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The work is in Spanish.
Englis title: Life stages and biology of three species of Lygaeinae (Hemiptera-Heteroptera: Lygaeoidea: Lygaeidae)

The life stages (egg, nymph, and adult)) of
- Anochrostomus formosus (Blanchard),
- Lygaeus reclivatus reclivatus (Say), and
- Oncopeltus (Oncopeltus) sexmaculatus (Stål)
are described.

EL genero Neokleidocerys (Scudder) status nov. y description de una especie nueva (Hemiptera-Heteroptera-Lygaeidae-...
By James A. Slater, Harry Brailovsky
An. Inst. Biol. Univ. Nac. Auton. Mex. Ser. Zool. 59(2): 181-192, 1989
Full title: El genero Neokleidocerys (Scudder) status nov. y description de una especie nueva (Hemiptera-Heteroptera-Lygaeidae-Ischnorhynchinae
The work is in Spanish
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Ischnorhynchinae from Costa Rica (Hemiptera-Heteroptera:Lygaeoidea:Lygaeidae) with description of ne new species of Kleidocerys
By Luis Cervantes Peredo, Harry Brailovsky
Florida Entomologist, 93(3):357-362, 2010
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Note: In this article Kleidocerys virescens is redescribed.

Seed Bugs and their allies (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Lygaeoidea) of the Canadian Prairie Provinces
By David J. Larson, G.G.E. Scudder
Canadian Journal of Arthropod Identification, 34, 2018
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Very nice work!

First Canadian records for two invasive seed-feeding bugs, Arocatus melanocephalus (Fabricius, 1798) and Raglius alboacuminatus
By Acheampong S., Strong W.B., Schwartz M.D., Higgins R.J., Thurston M.A., Walker E.J., Roberts J.
J. Ent. Soc. B.C. 113: 74-78, 2016
Full title: First Canadian records for two invasive seed-feeding bugs, Arocatus melanocephalus (Fabricius, 1798) and Raglius alboacuminatus (Goeze, 1778), and a range extension for a third species, Rhyparochromus vulgaris (Schilling, 1829) (Hemiptera: Heteroptera)

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it's ridiculous how long it took them to record R. alboacuminatus, of which we've had a nice pic from Vancouver Is. as early as 2009

Zoogeography of West Indian Lygaeidae (Hemiptera)
By Slater J.A.
In: J.K. Liebherr (ed.) Zoogeography of Caribbean Insects. Cornell U. Press, Ithaca, NY. Pp. 38-60, 1988

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