damsel bug

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Related to Nabidae: Lygaeidae, Rhopalidae, Berytidae

damsel bug

n
(Animals) any of various bugs of the carnivorous family Nabiidae, related to the bedbugs but feeding on other insects. The larvae of some species mimic and associate with ants
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Schuh and Slater (1995) mention that the hemipterans Cydnidae, Lygaeidae, Miridae and Nabidae are associated with ants as their predators or imitators; besides, the Membracidae where some species are attended by ants.
Groups such as Aphididae (positive) and Nabidae (negative) had the most dramatic relationships with leaf litter richness.
We also found Nabidae (Order Hemiptera) in every sample but they only formed a small proportion (average 1%) of the total number of invertebrates consumed by each brood.
Hemiptera Nabidae Hoplistoscelis Hemiptera Nepidae Ranatra Hemiptera Notonectidae Notonecta Hemiptera Pentatomidae Banasa Hemiptera Pentatomidae Brochymena Hemiptera Pentatomidae Brochymena Hemiptera Pentatomidae Euschistus Hemiptera Pentatomidae Euschistus Hemiptera Pentatomidae Mormidea Hemiptera Pentatomidae Podisus Hemiptera Pentatomidae Thyanta Hemiptera Pentatomidae Unident.
Independent evolution of myrmecomorphy in true bugs is inferred by its occurrence in numerous true bug families (Enicocephalomorpha: Enicocephalidae; Leptopodomorpha: Saldidae; Cimicomorpha: Nabidae and Miridae; Pentatomomorpha: Geocoridae, Oxycarenidae, Rhyparochrornidae, Alydidae and Pyrrhocoridae--see McIver and Stonedahl, 1993).
The remaining insects comprised three Hemiptera (Lygaeidae, Nabidae, Pyrrhocoridae), two Thysanura (Machilidae, Lepismatidae), two Collembola (Sminthuridae), one Psocoptera (unidentified), one Homoptera (Aphididae), one Embiomorpha (Oligotomidae: Haploembia solieri Ramb.
Miridae Carpinteroa patagonica Carvalho & Carpintero Hyporhinocoris patruelis (Berg) Nabidae Nabis argentinensis Meyer-Dur Pentatomidae Mecidea pampeana Sailer Reduviidae Zelurus bruneus (Mayr) Rhopalide Xenogenus picturatum Berg Tingidae Leptobyrsa passiflorae Berg Ninfa de Hemiptera HYMENOPTERA Anthoboscidae Formicidae (no consideradas) Acromyrmer lobicornis Emery Dorymyrmex ebeninus Forel Dorvmyrmex exanguis Mayr Dorymyrmex planidens Mayr Camponotus mus mendozensis Santschi Mycetophyllax bruchi Santschi Pheidole sp.
Includes Acanaloniidae, Asilidae, Bruchidae, Carabidae, Cerambycidae, Cicindelidae, Elateridae, Miridae, Myrmeleontidae, Nabidae, Pentatomidae, Psyllidae, Rhopalidae, Scutellaridae and unidentified insect parts.
The second subcategory contained the non-hymenopteran predators, including the arachnid order Arenae; coleopteran families Cantharidae, Carabidae, and Coccinellidae; dipteran families Syrphidae and Tachinidae; and hemipteran families Anthocoridae, Geocoridae, Nabidae, and Reduviidae.
Our study was aimed to search the rationality of chemical control of alfalfa weevil in a certain period and demonstrate the importance of timely insecticide applications by analyzing their effects on the weevils, pea aphids, Acyrtosiphon pisum (Homoptera: Aphididae), some natural enemies, Coccinellidae (Coleoptera) and Nabidae (Hemiptera) that are commonly seen in alfalfa fields, protein content and yield of the forage.
Sauter's Formosa-Ausbeute: Nabidae, Anthocoridae, Termatophylidae, Miridae, Isometopidae und Ceratocombidae (Hemiptera).
Nabidae and Aphidius ervi Haliday, 1834 Braconidae) on the pea aphid Acyrthosiphon pisum Harris, 1776 (Aphididae) that feeds on alfalfa Medicago sativa L.