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Heteroptera

[‚hed·ə′räp·tə·rə]
(invertebrate zoology)
The equivalent name for Hemiptera.
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Several aquatic heteropteran species have seemingly disjunct distributions, with broad distributions in central Mexico and outlier populations in central Arizona (Menke, 1960; Menke and Truxal, 1966; Polhemus, 1966; Menke, 1977).
There are several studies about the attractiveness of chemicals produced by heteropterans to female Milichiidae.
Abstract: The collection of the Entomological Museum of the Universidad del Valle has specimens from 13 families of aquatic heteropterans, which includes Gerridae, a family associated with the surface film of water in lotic and lentic habitats, freshwater, brackish water and salt water.
Bachmann for taxonomical identification of the specimens and his continuous encouragement for the study of aquatic heteropterans.
In the Czech Republic the sunflower plants are attacked by only a few pests: aphids, leafhoppers, moths and heteropterans (Jiratko et al.
274 The characteristic arrangement of the nymphs of pentatomid shield bugs, a group of heteropterans, immediately after hatching.
We selected two heteropterans, Lygus hesperus (Miridae) and Thyanta custator (Pentatomidae) for study.
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).
Saulich & Musolin (2007) stated that in regions where environmental conditions are constantly stable and favorable, some heteropterans may breed all year round, thus having a homodynamic type of seasonal development.