order Hemiptera

noun
plant bugs; bedbugs; some true bugs; also includes suborders Heteroptera (true bugs) and Homoptera (e.g., aphids, plant lice and cicadas)
Syn: ↑Hemiptera
Hypernyms: ↑animal order
Member Holonyms: ↑Insecta, ↑class Insecta, ↑Hexapoda, ↑class Hexapoda
Member Meronyms:

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  • Hemiptera — Taxobox | name = Hemiptera| image caption = Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale , a shield bug image width = 240px image2 width = 240px image2 caption = Aphids regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda classis = Insecta ordo = Hemiptera ordo authority =… …   Wikipedia

  • Hemiptera — noun plant bugs; bedbugs; some true bugs; also includes suborders Heteroptera (true bugs) and Homoptera (e.g., aphids, plant lice and cicadas) • Syn: ↑order Hemiptera • Hypernyms: ↑animal order • Member Holonyms: ↑Insecta, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hemiptera — He*mip te*ra, n. pl. [NL., fr. Gr. ? half + ? wing, fr. ? to fly.] (Zo[ o]l.) An order of hexapod insects having a jointed proboscis, including four sharp stylets (mandibles and maxill[ae]), for piercing. In many of the species (Heteroptera) the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hemiptera —   n.pl. order of insects containing the bugs.    ♦ hemipteral,    ♦ hemipteroid,    ♦ hemipterous, a.    ♦ hemipteran,    ♦ hemipteron, n. bug.    ♦ hemipterology, n. study of hemiptera …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • Hemiptera — An arthropod order of the class Insecta that includes many plant lice and other true bugs; those of the subfamily Triatominae are bloodsuckers and of medical importance. The best known species is Cimex lectularius, the common bedbug. [hemi + G.… …   Medical dictionary

  • Hemiptera — /hi mip teuhr euh/, n. the order comprising the true bugs. [1810 20; < NL (neut. pl.); see HEMI , PTEROUS] * * *       order of insects that is alternatively termed Heteroptera by some authorities. See heteropteran. * * * …   Universalium

  • Hemiptera — n. large order of insects (includes bedbugs, stink bugs, etc.) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • animal order — noun the order of animals • Hypernyms: ↑order • Hyponyms: ↑Eubacteriales, ↑order Eubacteriales, ↑Pseudomonadales, ↑order Pseudomonadales, ↑Rickettsiales, ↑order …   Useful english dictionary

  • Heteroptera — Taxobox name = Heteroptera image width = 240px image caption = Gerris najas , a pondskater regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda subphylum = Hexapoda classis = Insecta subclassis = Pterygota infraclassis = Neoptera superordo = Exopterygota ordo …   Wikipedia

  • Pests and diseases of roses — Roses ( Rosa sp. ) are susceptible to a number of pests, diseases and disorders. A large number of the problems affecting roses are seasonal and climatic. [Ross, D., Rose growing for Pleasure , Lothian Publishing, Melbourne, 1985, ISBN 0 85091… …   Wikipedia

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