[ hi-mip-ter-uh ]
/ hɪˈmɪp tər ə /
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the order comprising the true bugs.
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Words nearby Hemiptera
hemiparasite, hemiparesis, hemiplankton, hemiplegia, hemipode, Hemiptera, hemipteran, hemipterous, hemiscotosis, hemisect, hemisphere
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How to use Hemiptera in a sentence
They are all species or varieties of the Linnean order Hemiptera, and genus Coccus.The different modes of cultivating the pine-apple|John Claudius Loudon
Almost all the Hemiptera are among these; we have already mentioned them.Animal Parasites and Messmates|P. J. Van Beneden
The study of the Hemiptera has hitherto been sadly neglected, owing to the great majority of them being very small species.
The Heteroptera constitute the first sub-order of the Hemiptera.
This term may be applied to the Mesothorax in heteropterous Hemiptera, in which that part lies buried under the Prothorax.An Introduction to Entomology: Vol. IV (of 4)|William Kirby