Definition of Heteroptera

1. Noun. True bugs.




Definition of Heteroptera

1. n. pl. A suborder of Hemiptera, in which the base of the anterior wings is thickened. See Hemiptera.

Medical Definition of Heteroptera

1. A suborder of Hemiptera, in which the base of the anterior wings is thickened. See Hemiptera. Origin: NL, from Gr. Other + a wing. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Heteroptera

heteropodous
heteropods
heteropolar
heteropolar bond
heteropoly acid
heteropolyanion
heteropolyanions
heteropolymer
heteropolymeric
heteropolymers
heteropolysaccharide
heteropolysaccharides
heteroproteose
heteropsychologic
heteropter
heteroptera (current term)
heteropteran
heteropterous
heteropterous insect
heteropters
heteroptics
heteropyknosis
heteropyknotic
heteropyknotic chromatin
heteroradical
heteroradicals
heteroreceptor
heteroreceptors
heteroresistance
heteroresistant

Literary usage of Heteroptera

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. International Catalogue of Scientific Literature by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1906)
"A list of the Hemiptera heteroptera of the vicinity of Wood's Holl, Massachusetts. ... Warloe, H. New Scandinavian Hemiptera heteroptera. ..."

2. The Entomologist's Monthly Magazine by Nathaniel Lloyd and Company (1908)
"ON THE NOMENCLATURE OF SOME (BRITISH) HEMIPTERA- heteroptera BY ... Additions to the list of British Hemiptera-heteroptera since 1892," when his excellent ..."

3. The Insect Book: A Popular Account of the Bees, Wasps, Ants, Grasshoppers by Leland Ossian Howard (1905)
"... habits the heteroptera vary greatly. Some of them live strictly on the sap of plants, while others are carnivorous, sucking the blood of other insects, ..."

4. Proceedings of the Hawaiian Entomological Society by Hawaiian Entomological Society (1906)
"In most adult heteroptera, the orifices of the notorious odoriferous gland are ... der Larven der Hemiptera-heteroptera", 1902 Ber. Senckenb. Naturi. Ges. ..."

5. Field Book of Insects: With Special Reference to Those of Northeastern by Frank Eugene Lutz (1918)
"heteroptera OR TRUE HEMIPTERA For the general characteristics of the True Bugs see p.80. In the following key rare families have been omitted; see Brues and ..."

6. Catalogue of the Fishes in the British Museum by Albert Carl Ludwig Gotthilf G√ľnther (1862)
"Swan River. Presented by the Earl of Derby. ef. Adult: skins. Houtman's Abrolhos. <jr. Adult: stuffed : not in good state. 22. Coris heteroptera. ..."

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