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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It acts as an insecticide and molluscicide to control lepidopterous pests, larvae, eggs, chewing and sucking insects, cotton bollworms and budworms, spreading baits for slugs and snails, Coleopterous and some Hemipterous insect pests.
Popov, "Historical development of the hemipterous infraorder Nepomorpha," Trudy Paleontological Institute Academy of Science, Nauk, USSR, vol.