heteropterous insect

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Noun1.heteropterous insect - true bugs: insects whose forewings are membranous but have leathery tips
insect - small air-breathing arthropod
water bug - a true bug: large aquatic bug adapted to living in or on the surface of water
assassin bug, reduviid - a true bug: long-legged predacious bug living mostly on other insects; a few suck blood of mammals
firebug - a true bug: brightly colored bug that can exude a stain
cotton stainer - a true bug: bug that damages and stains the lint of developing cotton
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Parasitism by tachinid flies (Diptera, Tachinidae) of heteropterous insects in Tokachi, Hokkaido.