heteroptera

Heteroptera

Het`e*rop"te*ra\, n. pl. [NL., from Gr. ? other + ? a wing.] (Zo["o]l.) A suborder of Hemiptera, in which the base of the anterior wings is thickened. See Hemiptera.
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