order Hemiptera

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Noun1.order Hemiptera - plant bugsorder Hemiptera - plant bugs; bedbugs; some true bugs; also includes suborders Heteroptera (true bugs) and Homoptera (e.g., aphids, plant lice and cicadas)
animal order - the order of animals
class Hexapoda, class Insecta, Hexapoda, Insecta - insects; about five-sixths of all known animal species
hemipteran, hemipteron, hemipterous insect, bug - insects with sucking mouthparts and forewings thickened and leathery at the base; usually show incomplete metamorphosis
family Lygaeidae, Lygaeidae - lygaeid bugs
Coreidae, family Coreidae - squash bugs and leaf-footed bugs
Cimicidae, family Cimicidae - wingless flat-bodied bloodsucking insects
family Notonectidae, Notonectidae - aquatic carnivorous insects
Homoptera, suborder Homoptera - plant lice (aphids); whiteflies; cicadas; leafhoppers; plant hoppers; scale insects and mealybugs; spittle insects
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Buckthorn aphid, Aphis nasturtii is a member of the order Hemiptera, suborder Aphidinea, superfamily Aphidoidea, family Aphididae.
Predators in the order Hemiptera and the family Pentatomidae, such as Supputius cincticeps Stal (Souza et al.
These insects are the giant water bugs, (or giant electric light bug, Lethocerus americanus) belonging to the order Hemiptera, the "true bugs.
Cicada is the common form for an entire taxonomic family of insects, the Cicadidae, which belong to the order Hemiptera.
The bugs, of the scientific order Hemiptera, are about an inch long (two to three centimeters).
Euschistus servus of order Hemiptera was found only in January, February and March while Lygaeus kalmia was observed in each month of study.
In this report, the authors investigated the water-dwelling water boatman, which belongs to the Corixidae family of the order Hemiptera, suborder Heteroptera.
The MLR was statistically significant in Order Hemiptera, Coleoptera, Lepidoptera, Hymenoptera and Araneae at F-ratio 10.
For comparison with previous studies, we also treated Homoptera (hoppers), which is now in the order Hemiptera (Triplehorn and Johnson, 2004), as a separate order.