Alydidae


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Alydidae

[ə′lid·ə‚dē]
(invertebrate zoology)
A family of hemipteran insects in the superfamily Coreoidea.
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The superfamily Coreoidea, represented by the families Alydidae, Coreidae, and Rhopalidae, is considered to be primarily tropical with species numbers higher in the southern than in the northern United States (Hoffman, 1975).
Family Genus Species Alydidae Alvdus eurinus (say) Alydidae Ahatus pilosulus (Herrich- Schaeffer) Aradidae Mezira granulata (Say) Belostomatidae Lethocerus griseus (Say) Berytidae Jalysus wickhami Van Duzee Coreidae Acanthocephala femorata (F.
Independent evolution of myrmecomorphy in true bugs is inferred by its occurrence in numerous true bug families (Enicocephalomorpha: Enicocephalidae; Leptopodomorpha: Saldidae; Cimicomorpha: Nabidae and Miridae; Pentatomomorpha: Geocoridae, Oxycarenidae, Rhyparochrornidae, Alydidae and Pyrrhocoridae--see McIver and Stonedahl, 1993).