Big-Eyed Bugs, Geocoris spp. (Insecta: Hemiptera: Lygaeidae)
Adult Geocoris uliginosus (Say), a bigeyed bug.



How to Cite

Mead, Frank W. 2011. “Big-Eyed Bugs, Geocoris Spp. (Insecta: Hemiptera: Lygaeidae): EENY252/IN517, Rev. 3/2011”. EDIS 2011 (12). Gainesville, FL.


Big-eyed bugs are among those insects receiving research attention in Florida (and elsewhere) for their value as predators. To aid in identification of big-eyed bugs in Florida, a key to adults and late instar nymphs is provided in this publication. This 6-page fact sheet was written by F. W. Mead and published by the UF Department of Entomology and Nematology, March 2011.

EENY252/IN517: Bigeyed Bugs, Geocoris spp. (Insecta: Hemiptera: Geocoridae) (


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