Common name: Big-eyed bugs.

A small family (<300 species) of predatory Heteroptera. They have broad heads and very large eyes, and are being assayed for controlling turf grass pests.


Solhjouy-Fard, S. and Sarafrazi, A. 2016. Patterns of niche overlapping and richness among Geocoris species (Hemiptera: Geocoridae) in Iran. Biocontrol Science and Technology, in press.

Torres, J.B., Silva-Torres, C.S. and Ruberson, J.R. 2004. Effect of two prey types on life history characteristics and predation rate of Geocoris floridanu (Heteroptera: Geocoridae). Environmental Entomology 33: 964-974.

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