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 Alydidae are usually elongate and slender with disproportionately large heads; they are commonly referred to as broad-headed bugs.
Up to now information about Argentinean Alydidae has been fragmentary; the only attempt to present a unified compilation is Kormilev's (1950) review of the Micrelytrini (formerly Micrelytrinae).
The higher classification of the Alydidae (Hemiptera: Heteroptera).
Familia Abundancia Morfoespecies J AF-CT M Total Alydidae 8 2 0 10 1 Anthocoridae 0 1 0 1 1 Aradidae 0 1 0 1 1 Berytidae 2 0 0 2 1 Coreidae 1(1) 1(1) 3(2) 5 3 Geocoridae 3 1 0 4 1 Lygaeidae 3 0 0 3 2 Miridae 76(14) 9(6) 3(3) 88 20 Pentatomidae 15(8) 27(30) 5(2) 47 16 Pyrrhocoridae 2(1) 8(2) 1(0 11 2 Reduviidae 8(4) 19(8) 1(1) 28 11 Rhyparochromidae 59(1) 1(1) 1(1) 61 2 Rhopalidae 0 1 1 2 1 Scutelleridae 1 0 0 1 1 Scutelleridae 178 71 15 264 63 Tabla 3.
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).
Most specimens captured belonged to the families Alydidae, Coreidae, and Lygaeidae.
Rhyparochromidae, and Alydidae, frequently escaped capture.