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Homoptera

Saltos de línea: Hom|op¦tera
Pronunciación: /hɒˈmɒpt(ə)rə
 
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Definición de Homoptera en inglés:

plural sustantivo

Entomology
1A group of true bugs comprising those in which the forewings are uniform in texture. Plant bugs such as aphids, whitefly, scale insects, and cicadas belong to this group. Compare with Heteroptera.
Example sentences
  • Diets of little brown myotis and eastern pipistrelles were highly diverse, consuming an even proportion of six orders of insects including Coleoptera, Hemiptera, Lepidoptera, Homoptera, Diptera, Hymenoptera, and Tricoptera.
  • This is common in many insect groups, most notably the Hemiptera / Homoptera (waterstriders, planthoppers and aphids), Coleoptera and, Orthoptera (crickets and grasshoppers).
  • This has since been found to be a Wolbachia-induced trait in a wide diversity of arthropod orders, including Acarina, Coleoptera, Homoptera, Hymenoptera, Isoptera, Lepidoptera, and Orthoptera.
1.1 (homoptera) Bugs of the Homoptera group: many ants tend sap-sucking homoptera
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • Around the outside lights I'm still seeing antlions and owlflies along with an assortment of small carabid beetles, tiny homoptera, crickets, grasshoppers and occasionally a large dragonfly spends the night.

Origen

modern Latin (plural), from homo- 'equal' + Greek pteron 'wing'.

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