Heteroptera

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Heteroptera

[‚hed·ə′räp·tə·rə]
(invertebrate zoology)
The equivalent name for Hemiptera.
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Recent studies in the heteropteran linden bug, Pyrrhocoris apterus, indicate that JH stimulates oogenesis through Met and Taiman but regulates gene expression in the gut through interactions of Met with the circadian proteins Clock and Cycle [52]; the latter bHLH-PAS protein has indeed been shown to bind Met in a JH-dependent manner [53].
A comparative study of predation of three aquatic heteropteran bugs on Culex quinquefasciatus larvae.
The connection between chromosomes and sex determination followed the discovery by Hermann Henking (1858-1942) in 1891 that in Pyrrhocoris apterus, a heteropteran, females showed 12 pairs of homologous chromosomes that formed 12 bivalents during meiosis, while males showed only 11 bivalents, plus a lone element (vaguely called 'nucleolus' or 'chromatic element') which later came to be known as the "accessory chromosome" (incidentally, in one of his figures, Henking labelled the accessory chromosome as "X" which led ultimately to the denomination of "X chromosome").
Chemical attraction of kleptoparasitic flies to heteropteran insects caught by orb-weaving spiders.
Seasonal changes in the phospholipid composition in thoracic muscles of a heteropteran, Pyrrhocoris apterus.
Diversity of Wolbachia endosymbionts in heteropteran bugs.
Ingestion efficiency and protein consumption by a heteropteran predator.
In addition to these taxonomic and functional groups, two arthropods (a creosotebush grasshopper Bootettix argentatus Bruner and a heteropteran Parthenicus sp.
Organization of digestion and preliminary characterization of salivary trypsin-like enzymes in a predaceous heteropteran, Zeus renardii.
With respect to phosphorus, Ryan and Curtis (2007) demonstrated that the Everglades are limited by this nutrient; therefore, an increase in its concentration favors groups such as Hirudinea, gastropods, dipteran, and oligochaetes, while coleopteran, heteropteran, and isopods are less influenced by phosphorus.