How to use Heteroptera in a sentence
The Heteroptera can be traced back farther than any other winged insects if the fossil Protocimex silurica Moberg, from the Ordovician slates of Sweden is rightly regarded as the wing of a bug.
The order is divided into two suborders, the Heteroptera and the Homoptera.
Heteroptera In this sub-order are included the various families of bugs and their aquatic relations.
Most Heteroptera are flattened in form, and the wings lie flat, or nearly so, when closed.
It is usual to divide the Heteroptera into two tribes - the Gymnocerata and the Cryptocerata.Advertisement
This tribe includes some eighteen families of terrestrial, arboreal and marsh-haunting bugs, as well as those aquatic Heteroptera that live on the surface-film of water.
In this tribe are included five or six families of aquatic Heteroptera which spend the greater part of their lives submerged, diving and swimming through the water.
The fore-wings are sometimes membranous like the hind-wings, usually they are firmer in texture, but they never show the distinct areas that characterize the wings of Heteroptera.
In their life-history the Homoptera are more specialized than the Heteroptera; the young insect often differs markedly from its After Weed, Riley and Howard, Insect Life, vol.