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Homoptera

[hō′mäp·tə·rə]
(invertebrate zoology)
An order of the class Insecta including a large number of sucking insects of diverse forms.
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Other supplemental methods, including the use of entomotoxic proteins were introduced in crop protection; due to resistance of some insect pests to repeated Bt toxin applications and none affected Homopterans pests by Bt toxins [13, 14, 15, 16, 17].
During this survey, specimens representing at least 103 species (not all could be identified to species) within 10 families of the homopteran suborder Auchenorrhyncha were collected.
Principles and Applications of Electronic Monitoring and Other Techniques in the Study of Homopteran Feeding Behavior, Entomol.
These sugars and honey have frequently been used to supplement diets of adult female Lepidoptera in captivity as a source of sugars, amino acids, and vitamins they might otherwise have obtained from extra floral nectaries or homopteran honeydew in the environment (Romeis & Wackers 2002; Tisdale & Sappington 2001).
2005) for references and additional examples), and there are also ant species that herd, protect, and breed mutualistic aphids and other homopterans (Holldolber & Wilson, 1990; Schultz & McGlynn, 2000).
Effects of canopy gaps and flooding on homopterans in a bottomland hardwood forest.
marmorata consumed isopterans most often (65 and 78%, respectively), followed by homopterans (33 and 22%), coleopterans (30 and 56%), orthopterans (27 and 33%), and arachnids (20 and 44%).
Homopterans and thrips were collected in the field by sweep-netting dune grass on the day of the experiment or the day before.
The diet of this bat in Clermont County, OH, was comprised of lepidopterans (42%), coleopterans (30%), homopterans (10%), dipterans (9%), and neuropterans (7%) (Brack and Finni 1987).
multiplicata in southwestern of Coahuila feeds on ants, homopterans, and hemipterans as the numerically most common food items, but that volumetrically, beetles represented more than 40% of the stomach content followed by larvae of lepidopterans and homopterans.
Indiana myotis normally feed on dipterans, homopterans, small beetles, and moths (Brack & Laval 1985; Kurta & Whitaker 1998; Murray & Kurta 2002), whereas evening bats feed heavily on beetles, hemipterans, and moths (Brack 1985; Whitaker & Clem 1992).