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(kō′lē-ŏp′tər-ən, kŏl′ē-) also


Any of numerous insects of the order Coleoptera; a beetle.

co′le·op′ter·an, co′le·op′ter·ous (-tər-əs) adj.
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Coleopterans in particular are easy to sample and relatively easy to identify as families or even morphospecies (Hirao et al.
The following 19 species are added to the list of Arkansas endemics: two fungi, three gastropods, one araneid, two opilionids, two pseudoscorpions, one diplopod, three collembolans, two trichopterans, one coleopteran, one dipteran, and one hymenopteran.
A masquerade-like serine proteinase homologue is necessary for phenoloxidase activity in the coleopteran insect, Holoitrichia diomphalia larvae.
The most frequent element was a coleopteran from the genera Hydrophilus.
Cry3Bb1 is known to be biologically active against several species within the Coleopteran family Chrysomelidae, including the western corn rootworm, Diabrotica virgifera virgifera LeConte (Rupar et al.
They're members of the colorful coleopteran (beetle) family that seems to be such a help to human gardeners, except for two family members that detract decidedly from the clan's "wholly natural" reputation: Of more than 450 species in the lady beetle family in North America, only the Mexican bean beetle and the squash beetle fail to live up to the do-good reputation of their relatives.
MON 863 maize was genetically modified to provide protection against certain coleopteran pests, principally corn rootworm.
Coming to the aid of regulatory agencies trying to eradicate the coleopteran pest is Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientist Michael T.
Families of the order Coleoptera found in two areas of Yucatan, Mexico were listed in an effort to establish a baseline for coleopteran diversity and to determine if unique families could be found in discrete areas.
1989), palynology (Snyder and Shoshani, in preparation), wood anatomy (Newsom and Shoshani, in preparation), fish (Smith and Shoshani, in preparation), amphibians (DeFauw and Shoshani 1991), coleopteran insects (Morgan et al.