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|Noun||1.||suborder Heteroptera - true bugs|
animal order - the order of animals
Hemiptera, order Hemiptera - plant bugs; bedbugs; some true bugs; also includes suborders Heteroptera (true bugs) and Homoptera (e.g., aphids, plant lice and cicadas)
heteropterous insect - true bugs: insects whose forewings are membranous but have leathery tips
family Gerrididae, Gerrididae, family Gerridae, Gerridae - an arthropod family that includes water striders