Family: Pyrrhocoridae (Dohrn, 1859) - Red Bugs & Stainers
Pyrrhocoridae is a family of insects with more than 300 species world-wide. Many are red-coloured and are known as red bugs and some species are called cotton stainers because their feeding activities leave an indelible yellow-brownish stain on cotton crops.
Family: Lygaeidae (Schilling 1829) - Seed Eating Bugs & Milkweed Bugs
The Lygaeidae are a family in the Hemiptera (true bugs), with some 60 genera in six subfamilies. The family includes the insects commonly known as milkweed bugs, and also some of those known as seed bugs.
Family: Rhyparochromidae (Amyot and Serville, 1843) - Seed Bugs
The Rhyparochromidae are a large family of true bugs (order Hemiptera), many of which are commonly referred to as seed bugs. The family includes two subfamilies, 368 genera, and over 1,800 species.