Lygaeidae

Lygaeidae

Highlights

  • Family: Lygaeidae; Schilling, 1829
  • Scientific name: Lygaeidae
  • Phylum: Arthropoda
  • Order: True bugs
  • Rank: Family
  • Suborder: Heteroptera

The Lygaeidae are a family in the Hemiptera, with more than 110 genera in 4 subfamilies. The family includes the insects commonly known as milkweed bugs, and also some of those known as seed bugs.

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