Familia Largidae Amyot & Serville, 1843

Family LARGIDAE Amyot & Serville, 1843

I.M. Kerzhner

The  includes about 15 genera and more than 100 species, distributed worldwide, but much more prevalent in the tropics, especially of the New World. All species are plant feeders, mostly on seeds. Some species are ground-living, the other live on shrubs and trees.

World catalogue: Hussey & Sherman, 1929 (outdated). Palaearctic catalogue: Kerzhner, 2001f. Fauna of China: S.L. Liu, 1981d.