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Heteroptera

[‚hed·ə′räp·tə·rə]
(invertebrate zoology)
The equivalent name for Hemiptera.
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Determining the frequency of heteropteran predation on sweet potato whitefly and pink bollworm using multiple ELISAs.
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).
As far as other heteropterans are concerned, the papillae sensilla do not occur in the Gerromorpha [Brozek and Zettel, in prep], Pentatomomorpha [16-19], and the Cimicomorpha [15,25], but very similar short peg-like sensilla and basiconiclike sensilla have been reported to exist on their labial tips.
Numerous moults (exuviae) of young individuals of the heteropterans belostomatid Iberonepa romerali have been noted (Martinez-Delclos, et al, 1995), and mayflies, flies and coleopteran larvae are quite frequently present (Soriano, 2006; Fregenal-Martinez et al., 2007).
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.
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.
Slowly it is becoming apparent that stink bugs and other heteropterans can have a role in induction of plant disease.
In most Nepomorpha as well as in most other heteropterans (e.g., Leptopodomorpha, Gerromorpha, and Pentatomomorpha), the labium is typically four-segmented [4, 9, 18, 20].