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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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On the other hand, the genes that code for the Vip1 and Vip2 proteins described as toxic to coleopterans, were found in lower frequencies, but always associated to the vip3 gene.
These numbers may be associated with the greater diversity of feeding habits of the coleopterans and to the greater availability of floristic resources in regeneration areas.
During week 1 and 4 of the cicada emergence, bats at PC consumed 46% more coleopterans (H = 21.5, P < 0.001) and 239% more Carabidae (H = 24.8, P < 0.001) than bats from SMWC.
If this is also applicable to freshwater, inland sites, the results of this study suggest that chironomid and coleopteran populations may be a limiting factor for sandpipers wintering in west-central Texas.
On the other hand, affinity of lectins to [beta]-linked-D-galactosides, such as lactose and lactulose, was recorded in the coleopteran A.
As was indicated for MBB80-133, introgression of SIR-M in these genotypes demonstrates that the QTL has resistance properties towards a coleopteran. HC95-15MB and HC95-24MB show a reduction of PI genome flanking Satt536/SIR-M when compared with their resistant parent HC83-123-9.
[Poaceae]) pests including grubs of coleopterans in the subfamily Melolonthinae (Van Dine 1913), genus Phyllophaga (Van Dine 1913), and subgenus Phytalus (Jepson & Moutia 1939).
Except for aquatic coleopteran adults (highly sclerotized) consumed by spottail shiner, most prey taxa consumed by cyprinids in the Salmon River were soft bodied aquatic invertebrates.
It is considered to be highly toxic to lepidopter an, coleopteran, and dipteran pests in several crops (Xu et al.