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hem·i·me·tab·o·lous

(hem'ē-me-tab'ŏ-lŭs),
Pertaining to a member of the series of insect orders, the Hemimetabola, in which simple or incomplete metamorphosis is found.
[hemi- + G. metabolē, change]
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Of note is that females of other hemimetabolous species also tend to have longer antennae than males (Chinta et al.
The distinctive larva undoubtedly originated from a hemimetabolous mode of development once in the history of insects, albeit in one of two ways (Truman and Riddiford, 1999).
We first construct a demographic model that incorporates larval growth and survival rates based on the life cycle of a hemimetabolous aquatic insect.
It was suggested that RPS23 is highly conserved among various holometabolous and hemimetabolous insect species.
Their taxon sample was comprised of 32 exemplars representing all orders of Holometabola, including 8 beetles in as many families (and representing all 4 suborders), 2 Strepsiptera, and 2 hemimetabolous insect outgroups.
The presence of lectins in different developmental stages of insects are reported in hemimetabolous insects, e.g., nymphs of the orthopteran Locusta migratoria (Drif & Brehelin 1994), adults of the dictyopteran Periplaneta americana (Kubo & Natori 1987), and adults of the phasmid Extatosoma tiaratum (Richards et al.
Although we cannot rule out this possible bias, our data include genitalic structures with at least five different developmental origins (posterior imaginal discs in holometabolous insects; the third abdominal segment in damselflies; posterior abdominal segments in the other hemimetabolous insects; the tarsal claw of the pedipalps of male spiders; and the abdomens of female spiders).
There were no insects that attack herbaceous plants, no gall-forming insects, no leafminers, no bark beetles, no sawflies, no hemimetabolous insects, no mammals, etc.
Functions of the ecdysone receptor isoformA in the hemimetabolous insect Blattella germanica revealed by systemic RNAi in vivo.