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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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Homoptera, Cicadellidae High 2 Thrips trehernei Thysanoptera, Thripidae Low 1 Chirothrips manicatus Thysanoptera, Thripidae Low 1 Pyralis farinalis Lepidoptera, Pyralidae Low 2-4 (larvae) Autographa gamma Lepidoptera, Noctuidae Low 2-4 (larvae)
Order Abundance Species Richness Acari 165 20 Araneida 248 - Coleoptera 25 14 Collembola 1 1 Dictyoptera 2 2 Diptera 222 57 Ephemeroptera 1 1 Hemiptera 2 2 Homoptera 36 16 Hymenoptera 39 16 Lepidoptera 4 4 Neuroptera 14 7 Orthoptera 13 6 Psocoptera 36 11 Thysanoptera 3 3 TOTAL 811 160 Table 2.
Fecal analysis showed that eastern pipistrelles preyed on members of six insect orders: Homoptera, Coleoptera, Diptera, Lepidoptera, Hemiptera and Hymenoptera.
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.
In these papers, 21 species in seven families of auchenorrhynchous Homoptera were listed along with 36 species of terrestrial Hemiptera representing 12 families.
The generic name Lapazia is preoccupied by Lapazia Ferris 1937 (Insecta, Homoptera, Diaspididae) (Ferris 1937:68).
Intracellular symbiotes of the Homoptera have also been studied through histology, production of aposymbiotic insects, transovarial infection and the effect on insect nutrition (Noda 1974, Noda and Saito 1979a and 1979b, Kusumi et al.
8% of nestling diets was insects from the Orders Diptera, Homoptera, Hymenoptera and Coleoptera.