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Hemiptera

 [hem-ip´ter-ah]
the true bugs, an order of arthropods (class Insecta) with over 30,000 species, usually characterized by the presence of two pairs of wings and mouth parts adapted for piercing or sucking.

He·mip·ter·a

(hem-ip'tĕr-ă),
An arthropod order of the class Insecta that includes many plant lice and other true bugs; those of the subfamily Triatominae are bloodsuckers and of medical importance. The best known species is Cimex lectularius, the common bedbug.
[hemi- + G. pteron, wing]

Hemiptera

/He·mip·tera/ (he-mip´ter-ah) an order of insects, winged or wingless, including ordinary bugs and lice, having mouth parts adapted for piercing and sucking.

Hemiptera

an order of arthropods (class Insecta); includes some 30,000 species, known as the true bugs; characterized by having mouthparts adapted to piercing or sucking, and usually having two pairs of wings.
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For example, high-carbohydrate honeydew produced by hemipterans is a valuable food resource for invasive ants and native species.
39 TABLE 3 Multiple comparisons by Dunn's test for abundance of arthropods in contrasted temperate forest zones Primary forest (PF) Groups Spiders Grasshoppers Hemipterans Beetles Ants DM = 0.
Ants within the subfamilies Myrmicinae, Formicinae and Dolichoderinae are known to be the most frequent visitors of plants bearing EFNs and honeydew-producing hemipterans both in temperate and tropical habitats (Sudd 1987; Holldobler & Wilson 1990; Rico-Gray et al.
ulcerans positivity among the same aquatic invertebrates from those water bodies, directly linking aquatic invertebrate communities with pathogen positivity; and 3) to discuss the role of human-biting hemipterans as primary vectors of M.
Schaefer and Panizzi, 2000) and behavior of hemipterans, an array of collecting methods was used.
Females of both genera provision tunnels with paralyzed prey in underground nests up to 20 cm deep, with Astata being more specialized in using only stink bug nymphs, whereas Bicyrtes also may use other hemipterans such as Coreidae, Alydididae, and Rophalidae, in addition to Pentatomidae.
exsul across the year, with other hymenopterans and hemipterans also being important seasonally.
Spiders, beetles, dipterans, hemipterans and hymenopterans accounted the 90% of all recorded species in the samplings, obtaining the highest values of diversity.
The hemipterans which are the detritus feeders and were found only in the winter season in QA and KA ecosystem.
They are the major generalist predators of hemipterans such as aphids and scale insects, which are important pest species in agro-ecosystems (Batary et al.
Prey included ants, coleopterans, dipterans, hemipterans, homopterans, collembolans, lepidopterans, and thysanopterans.