hemipterous


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hemipterous

Belonging to the Hemiptera order of bugs, a large group of insects that includes the cone-nose bugs that transmit CHAGAS' DISEASE and the bed-bugs. From the Greek hemi , half and pteron , a wing.
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If he began the voyage as a serious amateur it soon becomes clear that "serious" is a more important adjective than is the noun "amateur." For example, one brief entry is "Comadraga intestine full of the remains of insects, chiefly ants and some hemipterous insects." (24) Nora's glossary indicates that the "comadraga" is a kind of weasel.
Hemipterous insects of cotton in Arizona: their economic importance and control.