Heteroptera

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Heteroptera

[‚hed·ə′räp·tə·rə]
(invertebrate zoology)
The equivalent name for Hemiptera.
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Interactions of Bacillus thuringiensis Cry1Ac toxin in genetically engineered cotton with predatory heteropterans. Transg.
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].
[12] generally reached a substantial congruence between the molecular data and most of the morphological data used by Schuh [6] in the system of classification of heteropteran infraorders, even though a distinct result seemed to be the establishing of the sister clade Nepomorpha + Leptopodomorpha (as in Figure 6 in [12]).
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.) were sufficiently abundant to explore potentially different responses by sexes and/or life stages.