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Genus Largus

Bordered Plant Bug - Largus succinctus lots of little beetles on grass What are these please - Largus Beetle ID? - Largus Unknown Coleoptera - Largus Largus sp. - Largus Largus succinctus grooming proboscis - Largus Largus nymph - Largus Largus
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Hemiptera (True Bugs, Cicadas, Hoppers, Aphids and Allies)
Suborder Heteroptera (True Bugs)
Infraorder Pentatomomorpha
Superfamily Pyrrhocoroidea
Family Largidae (Bordered Plant Bugs)
Tribe Largini
Genus Largus
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Wupatkius Bliven 1956
genus under revision; Mexican fauna recently revised(1)
Explanation of Names
Largus Hahn 1831
12 spp. in our area(2) (may not be the actual number), >60 total(1)
habitus images of L. sellatus (recorded in FL; not yet in the Guide)
US (widespread) to Argentina(1); L. succinctus widespread east of the Rockies, L. cinctus is common in sw. US to OR-CO(2)
Print References
Halstead T.F. (1970) A new species of the genus Largus Hahn with a key to the species of the genus in the Southwestern United States. Pan-Pac. Entomol. 46: 45-46. (Full text)
Halstead T.F. (1972) Notes on the synonymy in Largus Hahn with a key to United States species. Pan-Pac. Entomol. 48: 246-248. (Full text)
both papers are obsolete and should be used with great caution
Works Cited
1.Revisión del género Largus (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Largidae) para México
Carlos Rosas, Harry Brailovsky. 2016. Revista Mexicana de Biodiversidad 87, 347-375.
2.American Insects: A Handbook of the Insects of America North of Mexico
Ross H. Arnett. 2000. CRC Press.