hemipterous insect

Definitions of hemipterous insect

n insects with sucking mouthparts and forewings thickened and leathery at the base; usually show incomplete metamorphosis

bug, hemipteran, hemipteron
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leaf bug, plant bug
small bright-colored insect that feeds on plant juices
lygaeid, lygaeid bug
a true bug: usually bright-colored; pest of cultivated crops and some fruit trees
coreid, coreid bug
a true bug
Cimex lectularius, bed bug, bedbug, chinch
bug of temperate regions that infests especially beds and feeds on human blood
Notonecta undulata, backswimmer
predaceous aquatic insect that swims on its back and may inflict painful bites
true bug
any of various insects of the order Hemiptera and especially of the suborder Heteroptera
capsid, mirid, mirid bug
a variety of leaf bug
lace bug
small bug having body and wings covered with a lacy network of raised lines
Blissus leucopterus, chinch bug
small black-and-white insect that feeds on cereal grasses
Anasa tristis, squash bug
large black American bug that sucks sap of vines of the gourd family
leaf-foot bug, leaf-footed bug
large sap-sucking bug with leaflike expansions on the legs
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small air-breathing arthropod

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