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Pentatomoidea (Bugs)

Wikipedia Abstract

Pentatomoidea is 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. There are about 7000 species under Pentatomoidea, divided under 14 to 15 families.
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Family

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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