Homoptera


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Homoptera

[hō′mäp·tə·rə]
(invertebrate zoology)
An order of the class Insecta including a large number of sucking insects of diverse forms.
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A significantly higher proportion of Lasionycteris noctivagans had eaten Homoptera compared to Lasiurus cinereus (Fisher's Exact Test, P = 0.
Homoptera were attacked from a longer distance than Thysanoptera and larvae of Lepidoptera--both were attacked in a similar way ([H.
Arthropod relative abundance on Sapium was comparable within the range of relative abundance at native sites for Homoptera, Coleoptera, Orthoptera, Hymenoptera, and Lepidoptera (Table 4).
The female's diet contained Trichoptera (80%), Hemiptera (10%), and Lepidoptera (10%), whereas the male consumed Coleoptera (40%), Hemiptera (30%), Lepidoptera (15%), and Homoptera (15%; Table I).
There was no dietary difference for Scarabaeidae, Hemiptera, or Homoptera (P > 0.
The attack occurred in all cases of hunting Homoptera and Orthoptera by means of a jump and took place soon after the frontal leg raising.
We compared invertebrate biomass (pooled transects) and the abundances of six Families (Acrididae, Carabidae, Chrysomelidae, Curculionidae, Formicidae and Nabidae) and seven Orders (Araneae, Coleoptera, Hemiptera, Homoptera, Hymenoptera, Lepidoptera larvae and Orthoptera).
The remaining insects comprised three Hemiptera (Lygaeidae, Nabidae, Pyrrhocoridae), two Thysanura (Machilidae, Lepismatidae), two Collembola (Sminthuridae), one Psocoptera (unidentified), one Homoptera (Aphididae), one Embiomorpha (Oligotomidae: Haploembia solieri Ramb.