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Pentatomoidea (Bugs)

Wikipedia Abstract

The Pentatomoidea comprise a superfamily of insects in the Heteroptera suborder of the Hemiptera order and, as such, share a common arrangement of sucking mouthparts. They are commonly referred to as shield bugs, chust bugs, and stink bugs.The roughly 7000 species under Pentatomoidea are divided into 14 or 15 families.
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Acanthosomatidae (acanthosomatids) (10)
Cydnidae (burrower bugs) (53)
Pentatomidae (stink bugs and terrestrial turtle bugs) (268)
Plataspidae (7)
Scutelleridae (shield-back bugs) (45)
Tessaratomidae (tessaratomids) (240)
Thyreocoridae (black bugs) (41)

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