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homopteran

(hō-mŏp′tər-ən)
n.
Any of numerous plant-feeding insects belonging to the former order Homoptera, such as the cicadas, aphids, and scale insects, usually having membranous forewings and including all hemipterans not in the order Heteroptera.

ho·mop′ter·an, ho·mop′ter·ous (-tə-rəs) adj.

homopteran

any insect of the suborder Homoptera (order HEMIPTERA), in which the forewings are of a uniform nature throughout. Examples include plant bugs, froghoppers, aphids, etc.
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In the present study, more than 70% of the prey caught in the webs of both spiders belonged to the Lepidoptera, Diptera and Homoptera.
Fecal analysis showed that eastern pipistrelles preyed on members of six insect orders: Homoptera, Coleoptera, Diptera, Lepidoptera, Hemiptera and Hymenoptera.
larva/pupa wingless concealed Cecidomyiidae adult winged exposed Muscidae adult winged exposed Hemiptera Anthocoridae adult winged exposed Nabidae adult winged exposed Homoptera Aclerdidae Nipponaclerda biwakoensis adult wingless concealed Aphididae adult winged exposed Cicadellidae adult winged exposed Delphacidae adult winged exposed Hymenoptera Braconidae Apanteles spp.
Homoptera were attacked from a longer distance than Thysanoptera and larvae of Lepidoptera--both were attacked in a similar way ([H.
Arthropod relative abundance on Sapium was comparable within the range of relative abundance at native sites for Homoptera, Coleoptera, Orthoptera, Hymenoptera, and Lepidoptera (Table 4).
In these papers, 21 species in seven families of auchenorrhynchous Homoptera were listed along with 36 species of terrestrial Hemiptera representing 12 families.
The sequence of events in hunting thrips and caterpillars was shorter and less complex, but most units described in hunting Homoptera and Orthoptera were also present here (Figs.
We pooled data across all 4 years to compare the abundance and biomass of five arthropod categories (adult beetles and flies >3 mm, adult Homoptera >2 mm, caterpillars >6 mm in length, and all arthropod prey combined) among plant species.
The generic name is preoccupied by Tanna Distant 1905 (Insecta, Homoptera, Cicadidae) (Distant 1905:61).
Proportion of species of Neuroptera, Psocoptera, Coleoptera, Collembola, and Araneae were higher, and proportion of species of Homoptera, Hemiptera, and Diptera were lower in S.
grammicus for both populations was composed of Araneae, Insecta (Coleoptera, Dermaptera, Diptera, Hemiptera, Homoptera, Hymenoptera, Lepidoptera, and Orthoptera), Mollusca (gastropods), and Reptilia (Sauria; Table 1).
Ocorrencia de Tuthillia cognata Hodkinson, Brown & Burckhardt, 1986 (Hemiptera: Homoptera, Psyllidae) em plantios experimentais de camu-camu Myrciaria dubia (H.