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Superfamily Pyrrhocoroidea

Red bug - Dysdercus mimulus A Different Bordered Plant Bug? 2a - Stenomacra marginella Largus californicus - Largus Bordered plant bug - Largus californicus Largus Bugs Mating - Largus succinctus - male - female Young Apiomerus crassipes? - Largus succinctus - - Arhaphe cicindeloides Small, bright bug - Largus davisi
Classification
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
Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
sister group to the Coreoidea(1)
Numbers
2 families, with 32 spp. in 10 genera in our area(2) and ~450 spp. in 46 genera worldwide(1)
Range
worldwide(1)
Works Cited
1.Biodiversity of the Heteroptera
Henry T.J. 2009. In: Foottit R.G., Adler P.H., eds. Insect biodiversity: Science and society. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell: 223-263.
2.American Insects: A Handbook of the Insects of America North of Mexico
Ross H. Arnett. 2000. CRC Press.