hemipterous


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hemipterous

, hemipteran
of, relating to, or belonging to the Hemiptera, a large order of insects having sucking or piercing mouthparts specialized as a beak (rostrum). The group is divided into the suborders Homoptera (aphids, cicadas, etc.) and Heteroptera (water bugs, bedbugs, etc.)
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