from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Hemipterous.
- n. A hemipterous insect; a true bug.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Of or pertaining to the Hemiptera order; hemipterous
- n. Any insect of the order Hemiptera; the true bugs
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One of the Hemiptera; an hemipter.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to or characteristic of the Hemiptera: as, “the Hemipteran mouth,”
- n. One of the Hemiptera.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. insects with sucking mouthparts and forewings thickened and leathery at the base; usually show incomplete metamorphosis
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Probably a type of hemipteran, like kissing bugs -- which is what is believed to have killed Charles Darwin.
Zhang C, Liu Z, Zhang Y (2009) Characterization of putative soluble and membrane-bound trehalases in a hemipteran insect,
A fellow hemipteran insect, the Fiery Beaked Lantern Bug, like the cicada was resting on another tree trunk.
It offers protected rooms where hemipteran larvae can also develop quietly.
The typical hemipteran piercing-sucking mouthparts insects, bedbugs have a head, an abdomen, a thorax, and six legs.
The bug on the right is probably a true bug (hemipteran), but that's where my knowledge of them ends.
For instance, to heal The typical hemipteran piercing-sucking mouthparts insects, bedbugs have a head, an abdomen, a thorax, and six legs.
The typical hemipteran piercing-sucking mouthparts
It is foremost known for being an unseen annoyance, but in actuality, they are very visible to the The typical hemipteran piercing-sucking mouthparts insects, bedbugs have a head, an abdomen, a thorax, and six legs.
On the goatweed we encountered several groups of a funny little bug (a hemipteran, or true bug) that looked much like a Volkswagon beetle.
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