Hemiptera

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Related to hemipterans: order Hemiptera
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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
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'Cercopids are a big family of tiny hemipterans, an insect group which has wings that are part tough and hard, part membranous,' Yap explained in an article published on the UPLB website last June 7.
Sucking animals, as eriophyids, nematodes, hemipterans, and thrips induce distinct galls, according to their feeding sites on plant organs (Fig.
Some phytophagous hemipterans, e.g., Crinocerus sanctus (F.), Piezodorus guildinii (Westwood), and Nezara viridula (L.) (Coreidae and Pentatomidae) attack V.
Hemipterans, coleopterans, lepidopterans and trichopterans are among the important dietary elements of insectivorous bats (Agosta and Morton, 2003).
Hexamermis microamphidis, found in hemipterans and lepidopterans, can be separated by having shorter spicules, with a length smaller than body diameter at anus level, and the very small amphids.
The results depicted that acetamiprid is excessively used against several insect groups, including thysanopterans, hemipterans, coleopterans on fruit trees and vegetables.
Ectoparasites include different groups of arthropods such as, mites, ticks, fleas, flies, hemipterans and lice (anoplurans); however, there are other groups such as feather mites, which include many species considered as commensal, that are also important for birds, because they can enhance their health condition indirectly eliminating skin remains (Blanco et al., 2001; Proctor, 2003).
Ants are widely recognized as natural enemy antagonists because of the food-for-protection mutualisms they form with honeydew-producing hemipterans (HPHs), like ACP.
Potential predation of commercial hemipterans on Drosophila suzukii (Diptera: Drosophilidae) eggs
Common squash bugs are sap-sucking hemipterans (Borror and White, 1998) commonly found on cucurbit leaves (Marah species).
Lepidopteran, Hymenopteran, and Dipteran diversity was higher than the diversity of Hemipterans and Coleopterans (Table 2).
Due to the abundance and feasibility of morphological identification, spiders, orthopterans, coleopterans and hemipterans were identified by families and organized by morphospecies using the Kaston (1972) key for spiders; Arnett, Downie and Jaques (1980) and Navarrete-Heredia, Newton, Thayer, Ashe and Chandler (2002) for beetles; for hemipterans and orthopterans Bland and Jaques (1978) and Fontana, Buzzetti and Marino-Perez (2008), respectively.