Definition of Hemipterous insect
1. Noun. Insects with sucking mouthparts and forewings thickened and leathery at the base; usually show incomplete metamorphosis.
Generic synonyms: Insect
Group relationships: Hemiptera, Order Hemiptera
Specialized synonyms: Leaf Bug, Plant Bug, Lygaeid, Lygaeid Bug, Coreid, Coreid Bug, Bed Bug, Bedbug, Chinch, Cimex Lectularius, Backswimmer, Notonecta Undulata, True Bug
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hemipterous Insect
Literary usage of Hemipterous insect
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1. Geological Magazine by Henry Woodward (1890)
"A new hemipterous insect from Boutan (East Indies), forming the Type of a New Genus (1849). Entora. Soc. Trans, i. 1830-61, pp. 1-3. ..."
2. Bibliographia Zoologiæ Et Geologiæ: A General Catalogue of All Books, Tracts by Louis Agassiz (1854)
"... an apparently new species of hemipterous insect from Fort ... hemipterous insect from Sierra Leone.—Newman's Entomologist, 1842, p. 406. 11. ..."
3. The Guide to Knowledge. edited by William Pinnock (1833)
"In a coleopterous insect, the wing-cases are commonly of a hard crustaceous texture, but in an hemipterous insect, they are ordinarily of a parchment-like ..."