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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8 prey/web over the two years combined, consisting of Lepidoptera (36%), Diptera (21 %), Homoptera (16%), Coleoptera (8%), Orthoptera (8%) Hymenoptera (4%), Araneae (4%), and unidentified prey (3%) (Table 1).
From the contents of 23 eastern pipistrelle stomachs, Whitaker found that the diet was mostly Homoptera (specifically cicadellids) and Coleoptera (specifically carabids), followed by small amounts of Diptera and Lepidoptera.
In our study area, the most abundant prey items in Reed Parrotbills' nestlings were Homoptera, Dipterans and Lepidoptera, and in Oriental Reed Warblers' nestlings were Diptera, Hymenoptera, and Arachnids.
The nymphs of Homoptera possess jumping legs, which enable effective escape, and were therefore regarded as prey of high escape ability.
and the propensity of the humans to keep bugs as pets, then follows with short observations neatly arrayed as lepidoptera (why a moth is not a butterfly), hymenoptera (dancing bees, picnicking ants and talented hornets), diptera (deer flies are not dear flies), and various homoptera, isoptera and even an orthoptera or two.
Coleoptera (beetles), Homoptera (leafhoppers), Hymenoptera (wasps and ants) and Psocoptera (barklice) were less abundant on Sapium.
Five classes of invertebrates were collected: Arachnida (including orders Acari and Araneae); Diplopoda; Gastropoda (order Pulmonata); Hexapoda (including orders Coleoptera, Diptera, Hemiptera, Homoptera, Hymenoptera, Lepidoptera, Orthoptera, and Trichoptera); and Malacostraca (order Isopoda).
The present paper considers the species of terrestrial Hemiptera and auchenorrhynchous Homoptera collected during that study.
The five most frequently encountered arthropod Orders, representing at least 150 individuals, were Araneae, Coleoptera, Homoptera, Hymenoptera, and Lepidoptera.
These were: Homoptera, Orthoptera, Thysanoptera, and larvae of Lepidoptera (Table 1).
7 Curculionidae 10 2 Dryopidae 2 Histeridae 1 Nitidulidae 1 Scaphidiidae 1 Anobiidae 1 Bostrichidae Chrysomelidae 13 Lyctidae 1 Homoptera 1.