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Hemiptera British & World English

A large order of insects that comprises the true bugs, which include aphids, cicadas, leafhoppers, and many others. They have piercing and sucking mouthparts and incomplete metamorphosis

Hemiptera in bug British & World English

An insect of a large order distinguished by having mouthparts that are modified for piercing and sucking

Hemiptera in Hemiptera British & World English

Insects of the order Hemiptera; true bugs

Hemiptera in hemipteran British & World English

An insect of the order Hemiptera or bugs, such as an aphid, cicada, or leafhopper

Hemiptera in Heteroptera British & World English

A group of true bugs comprising those in which the forewings are non-uniform, having a thickened base and membranous tip. The predatory and water bugs belong to this group, as well as many plant bugs

Hemiptera in Homoptera British & World English

A 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

hemiptera in Hemiptera British & World English

Insects of the order Hemiptera; true bugs