Hemiptera


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Related to Hemiptera: Hymenoptera, Siphonaptera
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Noun1.Hemiptera - plant bugsHemiptera - 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
References in classic literature ?
The orders Orthoptera and Hemiptera are particularly numerous; as likewise is the stinging division of the Hymenoptera the bees, perhaps, being excepted.
The crapemyrtle bark scale, Acanthococcus lagerstroemiae (Kuwana) (Hemiptera: Eriococcidae), is an invasive pest of crapemyrtles, Lagerstroemia spp.
The cotton mealybug, Phenacoccus solenopsis Tinsley (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae), is an invasive, polyphagous pest species.
DESCRIPTION OF A NEW SPECIES OF THE GENUS ALEUROPLEUROCELUS DREWS AND SAMPSON (HEMIPTERA: ALEYRODIDAE) FROM CALIFORNIA, UNITED SATES
Novel genes isolated from MBI's microbial assets were discovered as part of Evogene's Ag-Seeds division collaboration with MBI and showed insecticidal activity against numerous insects from the Lepidoptera and Hemiptera orders in model plants.
El genero Metaphycus Mercet (Hymenoptera: Encyrtidae) tiene mas de 200 especies en la Region Neotropical (Noyes, 2004) y es un grupo de avispitas mayoritariamente endoparasitoides primarios de escamas (Hemiptera: Coccidae: Diaspididae)(Myartseva & Ruiz-Cancino, 2010).
Among scales, a cosmopolitan and polyphagous species, the mealybug Dysmicoccus brevipes Cockerell, 1893 (Hemiptera: Pseudococcidae), is worthy of attention.
O percevejo-bronzeado, Thaumastocoris peregrinus Carpintero & Dellape (Hemiptera: Thaumastocoridae), e um inseto-praga do genero Eucalyptus, de origem australiana, com notavel dispersao por varios locais do globo na ultima decada.
Los autores agradecen a Federico Escobar Sarria por proporcionar los datos de Hemiptera, como parte del proyecto CB 2008-101542-F financiado por CONACYT.