Heteroptera

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Heteroptera

[‚hed·ə′räp·tə·rə]
(invertebrate zoology)
The equivalent name for Hemiptera.
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In the Czech Republic the sunflower plants are attacked by only a few pests: aphids, leafhoppers, moths and heteropterans (Jiratko et al.
Frontiers in Biodiversity Studies has wide range of such topics including the biodiversity of aquatic mollusks, freshwater ciliates, wild legumes, dipterans, coastal and freshwater fishes, mangroves, phytopathogenic fungi, terrestrial heteropterans and insect communities, habitat loss, fragmentation, land use-land cover change, ecological agriculture, ecosystem services and their value to society.
In climates with moderate winters, adults of some heteropterans continue feeding (Shearer & Jones 1996; Mourao & Panizzi 2002; Chocorosqui & Panizzi 2003; Saulich & Musolin 2012).