Identification, Images, & Information
For Insects, Spiders & Their Kin
For the United States & Canada

Superfamily Pyrrhocoroidea

Yellow-shouldered bug - Largus californicus bug - Largus maculatus Largus californicus Dysdercus mimulus or mimus  - Dysdercus Arhaphe arguta Bliven - Arhaphe arguta unidentified Heteroptera - Largus Largus californicus? - Largus - male - female Male, Largus semipunctatus? - Largus semipunctatus - male
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.