Hemiptera


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Hemiptera

 [hem-ip´ter-ah]
the true bugs, an order of arthropods (class Insecta) with over 30,000 species, usually characterized by the presence of two pairs of wings and mouth parts adapted for piercing or sucking.

He·mip·ter·a

(hem-ip'tĕr-ă),
An arthropod order of the class Insecta that includes many plant lice and other true bugs; those of the subfamily Triatominae are bloodsuckers and of medical importance. The best known species is Cimex lectularius, the common bedbug.
[hemi- + G. pteron, wing]

Hemiptera

/He·mip·tera/ (he-mip´ter-ah) an order of insects, winged or wingless, including ordinary bugs and lice, having mouth parts adapted for piercing and sucking.

Hemiptera

an order of arthropods (class Insecta); includes some 30,000 species, known as the true bugs; characterized by having mouthparts adapted to piercing or sucking, and usually having two pairs of wings.
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The highest numbers of species were in the orders Coleoptera, Diptera, Hymenoptera, and Hemiptera.
The three dominant insect orders by number of species were Coleoptera, Lepidoptera, and Hemiptera.
Previous studies document eastern pipistrelles foraging on eight insect orders: Coleoptera, Diptera, Ephemeroptera, Hemiptera, Homoptera, Hymenoptera, Lepidoptera, and Trichoptera.
No significant correlation was found between mean ER positivity and total biting Hemiptera (r = 0.
Prey items were Lepidoptera (moths), Hemiptera (true bugs), Coleoptera (beetles), Hymenoptera (ants, wasps, bees), Diptera (flies), Orthoptera (grasshoppers and crickets), and Insecta (all other insects).
Toby acquired the Rauno Linnavuori collection, which expanded a large number of families of Hemiptera from areas in the Middle East and northeast Africa that few dared to venture.
Everyone I had worked or spoken with cited this book as the definitive source of information on Hemiptera systematics.
A revision of Amemboa Esaki with notes on the phylogeny and ecological evolution of eotrechine water striders (Insecta, Hemiptera, Gerridae).
Los Hemiptera Cryptocerata del Delta del Parana, Revista de la Sociedad Entomologica Argentina 23: 24-25.
Catalogue of the specimens of Hemiptera Heteroptera in the collection of the British Museum.