heteroptera

Summary

Summary: A suborder of HEMIPTERA, called true bugs, characterized by the possession of two pairs of wings. It includes the medically important families CIMICIDAE and REDUVIIDAE. (From Dorland, 28th ed)

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Mirid bug outbreaks in multiple crops correlated with wide-scale adoption of Bt cotton in China
    Yanhui Lu
    State Key Laboratory for Biology of Plant Diseases and Insect Pests, Institute of Plant Protection, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Beijing 100193, People s Republic of China
    Science 328:1151-4. 2010
  2. pmc The complete mitochondrial genome of the damsel bug Alloeorhynchus bakeri (Hemiptera: Nabidae)
    Hu Li
    Department of Entomology, China Agricultural University, Beijing 100193, China
    Int J Biol Sci 8:93-107. 2012
  3. pmc Capsule-transmitted gut symbiotic bacterium of the Japanese common plataspid stinkbug, Megacopta punctatissima
    Takema Fukatsu
    Research Institute of Biological Resources, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Tsukuba 305 8566, Japan
    Appl Environ Microbiol 68:389-96. 2002
  4. pmc Specific developmental window for establishment of an insect-microbe gut symbiosis
    Yoshitomo Kikuchi
    Bioproduction Research Institute, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology AIST, Hokkaido Center, 2 17 2 1 Tsukisamu Higashi, Toyohira, Sapporo 062 8517, Japan
    Appl Environ Microbiol 77:4075-81. 2011
  5. pmc Gut symbiotic bacteria of the genus Burkholderia in the broad-headed bugs Riptortus clavatus and Leptocorisa chinensis (Heteroptera: Alydidae)
    Yoshitomo Kikuchi
    Natural History Laboratory, Faculty of Science, Ibaraki University, Mito 310 8512, Japan
    Appl Environ Microbiol 71:4035-43. 2005
  6. ncbi Localization and transmission route of Coriobacterium glomerans, the endosymbiont of pyrrhocorid bugs
    Martin Kaltenpoth
    Zoological Institute, University of Regensburg, 93053 Regensburg, Germany
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 69:373-83. 2009
  7. ncbi The Bayesian phylogenetic analysis of the 18S rRNA sequences from the main lineages of Trichophora (Insecta: Heteroptera: Pentatomomorpha)
    Qiang Xie
    Insect Molecular Systematic Lab, Institute of Entomology, College of Life Science, Nankai University, No 94 Weijin Road, 300071 Tianjin, People s Republic of China
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 34:448-51. 2005
  8. pmc Barcoding bugs: DNA-based identification of the true bugs (Insecta: Hemiptera: Heteroptera)
    Doo Sang Park
    Biological Resource Center, Korea Research Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Daejeon, Korea
    PLoS ONE 6:e18749. 2011
  9. pmc Comparative and phylogenomic studies on the mitochondrial genomes of Pentatomomorpha (Insecta: Hemiptera: Heteroptera)
    Jimeng Hua
    Department of Zoology and Developmental Biology, Institute of Entomology, College of Life Sciences, Nankai University, Tianjin 300071, PR China
    BMC Genomics 9:610. 2008
  10. pmc Insect-microbe mutualism without vertical transmission: a stinkbug acquires a beneficial gut symbiont from the environment every generation
    Yoshitomo Kikuchi
    Institute for Biological Resources and Functions, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Tsukuba, Japan
    Appl Environ Microbiol 73:4308-16. 2007

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  1. ncbi Mirid bug outbreaks in multiple crops correlated with wide-scale adoption of Bt cotton in China
    Yanhui Lu
    State Key Laboratory for Biology of Plant Diseases and Insect Pests, Institute of Plant Protection, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Beijing 100193, People s Republic of China
    Science 328:1151-4. 2010
    ..Field trials conducted over 10 years in northern China show that mirid bugs (Heteroptera: Miridae) have progressively increased population sizes and acquired pest status in cotton and multiple other ..
  2. pmc The complete mitochondrial genome of the damsel bug Alloeorhynchus bakeri (Hemiptera: Nabidae)
    Hu Li
    Department of Entomology, China Agricultural University, Beijing 100193, China
    Int J Biol Sci 8:93-107. 2012
    ..Finally, PCGs sequences were used to perform a phylogenetic study. Both maximum likelihood and Bayesian inference analyses highly support Nabidae as the sister group to Anthocoridae and Miridae...
  3. pmc Capsule-transmitted gut symbiotic bacterium of the Japanese common plataspid stinkbug, Megacopta punctatissima
    Takema Fukatsu
    Research Institute of Biological Resources, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Tsukuba 305 8566, Japan
    Appl Environ Microbiol 68:389-96. 2002
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  4. pmc Specific developmental window for establishment of an insect-microbe gut symbiosis
    Yoshitomo Kikuchi
    Bioproduction Research Institute, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology AIST, Hokkaido Center, 2 17 2 1 Tsukisamu Higashi, Toyohira, Sapporo 062 8517, Japan
    Appl Environ Microbiol 77:4075-81. 2011
    ..Potential mechanisms involved in infection competence and possible reasons why the infection preferentially occurs in the 2nd instar are discussed...
  5. pmc Gut symbiotic bacteria of the genus Burkholderia in the broad-headed bugs Riptortus clavatus and Leptocorisa chinensis (Heteroptera: Alydidae)
    Yoshitomo Kikuchi
    Natural History Laboratory, Faculty of Science, Ibaraki University, Mito 310 8512, Japan
    Appl Environ Microbiol 71:4035-43. 2005
    ..chinensis did not form clades but were intermingled in the phylogeny, suggesting that horizontal transmission of the symbiont might have occasionally occurred between populations and species of the bugs...
  6. ncbi Localization and transmission route of Coriobacterium glomerans, the endosymbiont of pyrrhocorid bugs
    Martin Kaltenpoth
    Zoological Institute, University of Regensburg, 93053 Regensburg, Germany
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 69:373-83. 2009
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  7. ncbi The Bayesian phylogenetic analysis of the 18S rRNA sequences from the main lineages of Trichophora (Insecta: Heteroptera: Pentatomomorpha)
    Qiang Xie
    Insect Molecular Systematic Lab, Institute of Entomology, College of Life Science, Nankai University, No 94 Weijin Road, 300071 Tianjin, People s Republic of China
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 34:448-51. 2005
  8. pmc Barcoding bugs: DNA-based identification of the true bugs (Insecta: Hemiptera: Heteroptera)
    Doo Sang Park
    Biological Resource Center, Korea Research Institute of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Daejeon, Korea
    PLoS ONE 6:e18749. 2011
    ..In order to assess the effectiveness of barcodes in the discrimination of Heteroptera, we examined 344 species belonging to 178 genera, drawn from specimens in the Canadian National Collection of ..
  9. pmc Comparative and phylogenomic studies on the mitochondrial genomes of Pentatomomorpha (Insecta: Hemiptera: Heteroptera)
    Jimeng Hua
    Department of Zoology and Developmental Biology, Institute of Entomology, College of Life Sciences, Nankai University, Tianjin 300071, PR China
    BMC Genomics 9:610. 2008
    ..Hemipteroid insects are known to possess highly reorganized mitochondrial genomes, but in the suborder Heteroptera (Insecta: Hemiptera), there was only one complete mitochondrial genome sequenced without gene rearrangement and ..
  10. pmc Insect-microbe mutualism without vertical transmission: a stinkbug acquires a beneficial gut symbiont from the environment every generation
    Yoshitomo Kikuchi
    Institute for Biological Resources and Functions, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Tsukuba, Japan
    Appl Environ Microbiol 73:4308-16. 2007
    The broad-headed bug Riptortus clavatus (Heteroptera: Alydidae) possesses a number of crypts at a posterior midgut region, which house a dense population of a bacterial symbiont belonging to the genus Burkholderia...
  11. pmc Primary gut symbiont and secondary, Sodalis-allied symbiont of the Scutellerid stinkbug Cantao ocellatus
    Nahomi Kaiwa
    National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Tsukuba, Japan
    Appl Environ Microbiol 76:3486-94. 2010
    ..Biological aspects of the primary gut symbiont and the secondary Sodalis-allied symbiont are discussed...
  12. pmc Symbiont-mediated insecticide resistance
    Yoshitomo Kikuchi
    Bioproduction Research Institute, Hokkaido Center, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Sapporo 062 8517, Japan
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 109:8618-22. 2012
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  13. pmc Effects of temperature on the development and population growth of the sycamore lace bug, Corythucha ciliata
    Rui Ting Ju
    Coastal Ecosystems Research Station of the Yangtze River Estuary, Ministry of Education Key Laboratory for Biodiversity Science and Ecological Engineering, Institute of Biodiversity Science, Fudan University, Shanghai 200433, China
    J Insect Sci 11:16. 2011
    ..7 eggs per female) at 19° C. The population trend index (I) of C. ciliata was the highest (130.1) at 30° C and the lowest (24.9) at 19° C. Therefore, the optimal developmental temperature for C. ciliata was determined to be 30° C...
  14. ncbi Spatiotemporal patterns and dispersal of stink bugs (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) in peanut-cotton farmscapes
    P G Tillman
    USDA ARS, Crop Protection and Management Research Laboratory, Tifton, GA 31793, USA
    Environ Entomol 38:1038-52. 2009
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  15. ncbi Acephate resistance in populations of the tarnished plant bug (Heteroptera: Miridae) from the Mississippi River Delta
    G L Snodgrass
    Southern Insect Management Research Unit, Stoneville, MS 38776, USA
    J Econ Entomol 102:699-707. 2009
    ..detect acephate resistance in populations of the tarnished plant bug, Lygus lineolaris (Palisot de Beauvois) (Heteroptera: Miridae), was carried out with weed-collected populations from 20 sites in the delta of Arkansas, Louisiana, ..
  16. ncbi Effect of host kairomones and oviposition experience on the arrestment behavior of an egg parasitoid
    Ezio Peri
    Dipartimento di Scienze Entomologiche, Fitopatologiche, Microbiologiche Agrarie e Zootecniche Sezione di Entomologia, Acarologia e Zoologia, Universita di Palermo, Viale delle Scienze, Palermo 90128, Italy
    J Exp Biol 209:3629-35. 2006
    Chemical residues left by walking adults of the southern green stink bug, Nezara viridula (L.) (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) induce arrestment behavior in the egg parasitoid Trissolcus basalis (Wollaston) (Hymenoptera: Scelionidae) leading ..
  17. ncbi Antagonistic coevolution between the sexes in a group of insects
    Goran Arnqvist
    Department of Animal Ecology, Evolutionary Biology Centre, University of Uppsala, Norbyvagen 18D, SE 752 36 Uppsala, Sweden
    Nature 415:787-9. 2002
    ..Evolutionary change in the balance of armament between males and females, but not in the species-specific level of escalation, has resulted in evolutionary change in the outcome of sexually antagonistic interactions such as mating rate...
  18. pmc Gene expression in gut symbiotic organ of stinkbug affected by extracellular bacterial symbiont
    Ryo Futahashi
    Bioproduction Research Institute, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology AIST, Tsukuba, Ibaraki, Japan
    PLoS ONE 8:e64557. 2013
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  19. pmc Effects of local and landscape factors on population dynamics of a cotton pest
    Yves Carriere
    Department of Entomology, The University of Arizona, Tucson, Arizona, United States of America
    PLoS ONE 7:e39862. 2012
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  20. ncbi Cryoprotective role of polyols independent of the increase in supercooling capacity in diapausing adults of Pyrrhocoris apterus (Heteroptera: Insecta)
    V Kost'ál
    Institute of Entomology, Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, Ceske Budejovice, Czech Republic
    Comp Biochem Physiol B Biochem Mol Biol 130:365-74. 2001
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  21. ncbi Differential gene expression in Perillus bioculatus nymphs fed a suboptimal artificial diet
    G D Yocum
    Biosciences Research Laboratory, USDA ARS Red River Valley Agricultural Research Center, 1605 Albrecht Boulevard, Fargo, ND 58105, USA
    J Insect Physiol 52:586-92. 2006
    ..The Gasp gene was upregulated in late third instar nymphs. A positive correlation was found between levels of expression of the isolated genes and the number of generations the insects had been reared on the artificial diet...
  22. ncbi Life history and cost analysis for continuous rearing of Podisus maculiventris (Say) (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) on a zoophytophagous artificial diet
    T A Coudron
    USDA ARS BCIRL, Research Park, 1503 S Providence, Columbia, MO 65203, USA
    J Econ Entomol 95:1159-68. 2002
    ..was examined over 11 consecutive generations for domesticated and wild colonies of Podisus maculiventris (Say) (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae)...
  23. ncbi Functional characterization and immunolocalization of odorant binding protein 1 in the lucerne plant bug, Adelphocoris lineolatus (GOEZE)
    Shao Hua Gu
    State Key Laboratory for Biology of Plant Diseases and Insect Pests, Institute of Plant Protection, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Beijing, China
    Arch Insect Biochem Physiol 77:81-99. 2011
    ..Our results demonstrate that AlinOBP1 may function as a carrier in the chemoperception of the lucerne plant bug...
  24. pmc Phylogenetic analysis of the true water bugs (Insecta: Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Nepomorpha): evidence from mitochondrial genomes
    Jimeng Hua
    Department of Zoology and Developmental Biology, Institute of Entomology, College of Life Sciences, Nankai University, Tianjin 300071, PR China
    BMC Evol Biol 9:134. 2009
    The true water bugs are grouped in infraorder Nepomorpha (Insecta: Hemiptera: Heteroptera) and are of great economic importance...
  25. ncbi Systematics and evolution of Heteroptera: 25 years of progress
    Christiane Weirauch
    Department of Entomology, University of California, Riverside, California, USA
    Annu Rev Entomol 56:487-510. 2011
    b>Heteroptera, or true bugs, are part of the most successful radiation of nonholometabolous insects...
  26. ncbi Defensive function of herbivore-induced plant volatile emissions in nature
    A Kessler
    Department of Molecular Ecology, Max-Planck-Institute for Chemical Ecology, Jena 07745, Germany
    Science 291:2141-4. 2001
    ..As a consequence, a plant could reduce the number of herbivores by more than 90% by releasing volatiles. These results confirm that indirect defenses can operate in nature...
  27. ncbi Colonization of the salivary glands of Naucoris cimicoides by Mycobacterium ulcerans requires host plasmatocytes and a macrolide toxin, mycolactone
    Laurent Marsollier
    Unite de Genetique Moleculaire Bacterienne, Institut Pasteur, Paris, France
    Cell Microbiol 7:935-43. 2005
    ..ulcerans isolates are able to invade the salivary glands, a site where they proliferate. Later, the raptorial legs of Naucoris are covered by M. ulcerans-containing material that displays features of biofilms...
  28. ncbi The making of symbiont capsule in the plataspid stinkbug Megacopta punctatissima
    Takahiro Hosokawa
    Institute for Biological Resources and Functions, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology AIST, Tsukuba 305 8566, Japan
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 54:471-7. 2005
    ..Ecological and evolutionary implications of the highly developed, female-specific system for symbiont transmission were discussed...
  29. ncbi How many symbionts are provided by mothers, acquired by offspring, and needed for successful vertical transmission in an obligate insect-bacterium mutualism?
    Takahiro Hosokawa
    Institute for Biological Resources and Functions, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology AIST, Tsukuba 305 8566, Japan
    Mol Ecol 16:5316-25. 2007
    ..These results illuminate several ecological factors that may be relevant to parental and offspring controls over symbiotic resource allocation through host insect generations...
  30. ncbi Host sex discrimination by an egg parasitoid on Brassica leaves
    Daniela Lo Giudice
    Dipartimento DEMETRA, Universita degli Studi di Palermo, Palermo, Italy
    J Chem Ecol 37:622-8. 2011
    ..Alkanes were dominated by n-nonacosane (nC29) and n-hentriacontane (nC31), while male-specific n-nonadecane (nC19) was absent. The ecological significance of these results for parasitoid host location behavior is discussed...
  31. ncbi Duration of feeding and superficial and in-depth damage to soybean seed by selected species of stink bugs (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae)
    R A Depieri
    Programa de Pós Graduação em Ciências Biológicas, Depto de Zoologia, Univ Federal do Paraná, Curitiba, PR, Brasil
    Neotrop Entomol 40:197-203. 2011
    ..guildinii fed on seeds, suggesting that the deleterious action of salivary enzymes was greater for this bug compared to the others...
  32. ncbi The response of Trissolcus basalis to footprint contact kairomones from Nezara viridula females is mediated by leaf epicuticular waxes
    Stefano Colazza
    Department of S En Fi Mi Zo Entomology, Acarology and Zoology, Universita degli Studi di Palermo, 13 viale delle Scienze, 90128, Palermo, Italy
    Naturwissenschaften 96:975-81. 2009
    ..These findings demonstrated that epicuticular waxes of broad bean leaves can mediate the foraging behavior of T. basalis females by absorbing contact kairomones of the host...
  33. ncbi Behaviour of ring bivalents in holokinetic systems: alternative sites of spindle attachment in Pachylis argentinus and Nezara viridula (Heteroptera)
    A G Papeschi
    Lab de Citogenéticca y Evolución, Depto de Ecologia, Genetica y Evolucion, Fac Cs Exactas y Naturales, Univ de Buenos Aires Int Güiraldes y C Norte, C1428EHA, Ciudad Universitaria, Ciudad Autonoma de Buenos Aires, Argentina
    Chromosome Res 11:725-33. 2003
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  34. ncbi Influence of corn on stink bugs (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) in subsequent crops
    P G Tillman
    USDA ARS, Crop Protection and Management Research Laboratory, Tifton, GA 31793, USA
    Environ Entomol 40:1159-76. 2011
    ..or both. The objective of this 3-yr on-farm study was to examine the influence of corn on stink bugs (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae), Nezara viridula (L.), and Euschistus servus (Say), in subsequent crops in these farmscapes...
  35. pmc The complete mitochondrial genome of the stalk-eyed bug Chauliops fallax Scott, and the monophyly of Malcidae (Hemiptera: Heteroptera)
    Teng Li
    Institute of Entomology, College of Life Sciences, Nankai University, Tianjin, China
    PLoS ONE 8:e55381. 2013
    Chauliops fallax Scott, 1874 (Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Malcidae: Chauliopinae) is one of the most destructive insect pests of soybean and rice fields in Asia. Here we sequenced the complete mitochondrial genome of this pest...
  36. pmc Evidence that a laminin-like insect protein mediates early events in the interaction of a Phytoparasite with its vector's salivary gland
    Felipe de Almeida Dias
    Instituto de Microbiologia Paulo de Góes, UFRJ, Ilha do Fundao, Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
    PLoS ONE 7:e48170. 2012
    ..The results presented in this investigation are important findings that will support further studies that aim at developing new approaches to prevent the transmission of Phytomonas species from insects to plants and vice-versa...
  37. ncbi Life table parameters, reproductive rate, intrinsic rate of increase, and estimated cost of rearing Podisus maculiventris (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) on an artificial diet
    J L Wittmeyer
    USDA-ARS, Biological Control of Insects Research Laboratory, Columbia, MO 65203, USA
    J Econ Entomol 94:1344-52. 2001
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  38. ncbi Trypanosomatid biodiversity in Costa Rica: genotyping of parasites from Heteroptera using the spliced leader RNA gene
    S J Westenberger
    Department of Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1487, USA
    Parasitology 129:537-47. 2004
    ..A culture-independent preliminary survey of trypanosomatid fauna was conducted for the parasites of Heteroptera (Hemiptera) from several localities in Costa Rica...
  39. ncbi Sex chromosome evolution in cotton stainers of the genus Dysdercus (Heteroptera: Pyrrhocoridae)
    M J Bressa
    Laboratory of Cytogenetics and Evolution, Faculty of Exact and Natural Sciences, University of Buenos Aires, Buenos Aires, Argentina mjbressa ege fcen uba ar
    Cytogenet Genome Res 125:292-305. 2009
    ..evolution since they retained the ability to pair and recombine, in contrast to sex chromosomes in most Heteroptera. Here we examined structure, molecular differentiation, and meiotic behaviour of the D...
  40. ncbi Effects of adjacent habitat on populations of stink bugs (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) in cotton as part of a variable agricultural landscape in South Carolina
    R B Reeves
    North Carolina State University, Department of Entomology, Campus Box 7630, Raleigh, NC 27695 7630, USA
    Environ Entomol 39:1420-7. 2010
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  41. pmc Polyphyly of gut symbionts in stinkbugs of the family Cydnidae
    Takahiro Hosokawa
    National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Tsukuba, Japan
    Appl Environ Microbiol 78:4758-61. 2012
    ..All of the symbionts were species specific, and constituted at least four distinct lineages in the Gammaproteobacteria, indicating multiple evolutionary origins of the gut symbionts among the burrower bugs...
  42. pmc Efficient colonization of the bean bug Riptortus pedestris by an environmentally transmitted Burkholderia symbiont
    Yoshitomo Kikuchi
    National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology AIST, Hokkaido Center, Sapporo, Japan
    Appl Environ Microbiol 79:2088-91. 2013
    ..Here, we investigated the infective dose of the symbiont by experimental administration. The 50% infective dose was remarkably low, only 80 cells, indicating efficient colonization of the symbiont...
  43. pmc Persistent association of Mycobacterium ulcerans with West African predaceous insects of the family belostomatidae
    Lydia Mosi
    Department of Microbiology, 409 Walters Life Sciences, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN 37996 0845, USA
    Appl Environ Microbiol 74:7036-42. 2008
    ..ulcerans isogenic mycolactone-negative mutant to colonize belostomatids. These data show that African belostomatids can successfully be colonized by M. ulcerans and support the trophic transfer of M. ulcerans within the environment...
  44. ncbi Plant volatiles influence electrophysiological and behavioral responses of Lygus hesperus
    Livy Williams
    USDA ARS Exotic and Invasive Weeds Research Unit, 920 Valley Rd, Reno, NV 89512, USA
    J Chem Ecol 36:467-78. 2010
    ..This study emphasizes the use of multiple approaches to better understand host plant finding in the generalist herbivore L. hesperus...
  45. ncbi Phytomonas serpens: cysteine peptidase inhibitors interfere with growth, ultrastructure and host adhesion
    Andre L S Santos
    Departamento de Microbiologia Geral, Instituto de Microbiologia Prof Paulo de Góes IMPPG, Universidade Federal do Rio de Janeiro UFRJ, Ilha do Fundao, Cidade Universitaria, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, 21941 590, Brazil
    Int J Parasitol 36:47-56. 2006
    ..Collectively, these results suggest that cysteine peptidases participate in several biological processes in P. serpens including cell growth and interaction with the invertebrate vector...
  46. ncbi Fifty years of the integrated control concept: the role of landscape ecology in IPM in San Joaquin valley cotton
    Peter B Goodell
    University of California, Kearney Agricultural Center, Parlier, CA 93648, USA
    Pest Manag Sci 65:1293-7. 2009
    ..and more recently G. barbadense (L.). The result has been a significant drop in insecticide use against L. hesperus, with less than one application per season during the 1990 s and early 2000s...
  47. pmc Characterization of an obligate intracellular bacterium in the midgut epithelium of the bulrush bug Chilacis typhae (Heteroptera, Lygaeidae, Artheneinae)
    Stefan Martin Kuechler
    Department of Animal Ecology II, University of Bayreuth, Universitatsstrasse 30, 95440 Bayreuth, Germany
    Appl Environ Microbiol 77:2869-76. 2011
    Many members of the suborder Heteroptera have symbiotic bacteria, which are usually found extracellularly in specific sacs or tubular outgrowths of the midgut or intracellularly in mycetomes...
  48. pmc An insight into the sialotranscriptome of the seed-feeding bug, Oncopeltus fasciatus
    Ivo M B Francischetti
    Section of Vector Biology, Laboratory of Malaria and Vector Research, National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, National Institutes of Health, 12735 Twinbrook Parkway, Rockville, MD 20852, USA
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 37:903-10. 2007
    ..Finally, several novel putative proteins are described with no known function that might affect plant physiology or act as antimicrobials...
  49. ncbi Discovery and barcoding by analysis of spliced leader RNA gene sequences of new isolates of Trypanosomatidae from Heteroptera in Costa Rica and Ecuador
    Dmitri A Maslov
    Department of Biology, University of California, Riverside, California 92521, USA
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 54:57-65. 2007
    Trypanosomatid diversity in Heteroptera was sampled using a culture-independent approach based on amplification and sequencing of Spliced Leader RNA gene repeats from environmental samples...
  50. ncbi Molecular cloning of trypsin-like cDNAs and comparison of proteinase activities in the salivary glands and gut of the tarnished plant bug Lygus lineolaris (Heteroptera: Miridae)
    Yu Cheng Zhu
    USDA ARS JWDSRC, PO Box 346, Stoneville, MS 38776, USA
    Insect Biochem Mol Biol 33:889-99. 2003
    ..lineolaris...
  51. ncbi Developing SCAR markers to study predation on Trialeurodes vaporariorum
    N Agustí
    Departament de Protecció Vegetal, Institut de Recerca i Tecnologia Agroalimentaries IRTA, Ctra de Cabrils, Cabrils Barcelona
    Insect Mol Biol 9:263-8. 2000
    ..Specificity tests performed with this pair of primers showed the presence of the 310-bp band for T. vaporariorum in all stages...
  52. ncbi Morphology and preliminary enzyme characterization of the salivary glands from the predatory bug Podisus nigrispinus (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae)
    J A Oliveira
    Departamento de Biologia Animal, Universidade Federal de Vicosa, Vicosa, MG 36571 000, Brazil
    Bull Entomol Res 96:251-8. 2006
    ..nigrispinus. Detection of amylase activity in the salivary glands of this predator suggests its ability to digest starch and obtain nutrients from plants, which may have adaptative value under prey scarcity...
  53. ncbi Early season host plants of Apolygus lucorum (Heteroptera: Miridae) in northern China
    Yanhui Lu
    State Key Laboratory for Biology of Plant Diseases and Insect Pests, Institute of Plant Protection, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Beijing 100193, China
    J Econ Entomol 105:1603-11. 2012
    Apolygus lucorum (Meyer-Dür) (Heteroptera: Miridae) has become a severe pest of cotton and many other crops in northern China as a result of the widespread adoption of Bacillus thuringiensis (Berliner) cotton, with a corresponding ..
  54. ncbi Stink bug interaction with host plants during communication
    Andrej Cokl
    Department of Entomology, National Institute of Biology, Vecna pot 111, SI 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    J Insect Physiol 54:1113-24. 2008
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  55. ncbi Influence of data conflict and molecular phylogeny of major clades in Cimicomorphan true bugs (Insecta: Hemiptera: Heteroptera)
    Ying Tian
    Insect Molecular Systematics Lab, Institute of Entomology, College of Life Science, Department of Zoology, Nankai University, No 94 Weijin Road, Nankai District, 300071 Tianjin, China
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 47:581-97. 2008
    Cimicomorpha, which consists of 16 families representing more than 19,400 species, is the largest infraorder in Heteroptera, Insecta...
  56. ncbi Assessing the risk to nontarget organisms from Bt corn resistant to corn rootworms (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae): Tier-I testing with Orius insidiosus (Heteroptera: Anthocoridae)
    Jian J Duan
    Monsanto Company Regulatory Environmental Technology Center V2C, 800 North Lindbergh Blvd, St Louis, MO 63167, USA
    Environ Entomol 37:838-44. 2008
    A 14-d continuous dietary exposure bioassay using nymphs of the insidious flower bug, Orius insidiosus (Say) (Heteroptera: Anthocoridae), was conducted to assess nontarget impacts of genetically modified corn event MON 863 expressing the ..
  57. pmc Phylogenetic position and peculiar genetic traits of a midgut bacterial symbiont of the stinkbug Parastrachia japonensis
    Takahiro Hosokawa
    National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology AIST, 1 1 1 Higashi, Tsukuba 305 8566, Japan
    Appl Environ Microbiol 76:4130-5. 2010
    ..The possibility that the symbiont is involved in uric acid recycling is discussed. The designation "Candidatus Benitsuchiphilus tojoi" is proposed for the symbiont...
  58. ncbi Impact of brown stink bug (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) feeding on corn grain yield components and quality
    Xinzhi Ni
    USDA ARS, Crop Genetics and Breeding Research Unit, Tifton, GA 31793, USA
    J Econ Entomol 103:2072-9. 2010
    Brown stink bug, Euschistus servus (Say) (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae), damage on developing corn, Zea mays L., ears was examined in 2005 and 2006 by using eight parameters related to its yield and kernel quality...
  59. ncbi COI barcoding of true bugs (Insecta, Heteroptera)
    Sunghoon Jung
    Laboratory of Insect Biosystematics, Division of Entomology, Research Institute for Agricultural and Life Sciences, School of Agricultural Biotechnology, Seoul National University, San 56 1 Shilim dong, Gwanak Gu, Seoul, Korea
    Mol Ecol Resour 11:266-70. 2011
    ..Therefore, our results suggest that COI barcodes can reveal new cryptic true bug species and are able to contribute for the exact identification of the true bugs...
  60. pmc Diversity of Wolbachia endosymbionts in heteropteran bugs
    Yoshitomo Kikuchi
    Natural History Laboratory, Faculty of Science, Ibaraki University, Mito 310 8512, Japan
    Appl Environ Microbiol 69:6082-90. 2003
    ..and host systematics, suggesting frequent horizontal transfers of Wolbachia in the evolutionary course of the Heteroptera. The phylogenetic analysis also revealed several novel lineages of Wolbachia...
  61. pmc The role of the pupal determinant broad during embryonic development of a direct-developing insect
    Deniz F Erezyilmaz
    Department of Biology, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 1800, USA
    Dev Genes Evol 219:535-44. 2009
    ..This suggests that br expression is prominent during embryonic development of ametabolous and hemimetabolous insects but was lost with the emergence of the completely metamorphosing insects...
  62. ncbi Host plants of the tarnished plant bug (Heteroptera: Miridae) in Central Texas
    J F Esquivel
    USDA ARS, Areawide Pest Management Research Unit, 2771 F and B Road, College Station, TX 77845, USA
    Environ Entomol 36:725-30. 2007
    ..Merrill did not yield L. lineolaris. Few L. lineolaris were collected in Gossypium hirsutum L. These results provide a more comprehensive assessment of host plants contributing to L. lineolaris populations in central Texas...
  63. ncbi Late extraembryonic morphogenesis and its zen(RNAi)-induced failure in the milkweed bug Oncopeltus fasciatus
    Kristen A Panfilio
    University Museum of Zoology, Department of Zoology, Cambridge CB2 3EJ, UK Institute for Developmental Biology, University of Cologne, Cologne, Germany
    Dev Biol 333:297-311. 2009
    ..Overall, Oncopeltus zen seems to have a role in coordinating a number of pre-katatreptic events during mid embryogenesis...
  64. ncbi Developmental and reproductive fitness of Orius laevigatus (Hemiptera: Anthocoridae) reared on factitious and artificial diets
    M Bonte
    Laboratory of Agrozoology, Department of Crop Protection, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium
    J Econ Entomol 101:1127-33. 2008
    ..laevigatus as a function of the diet. This method also may prove useful as part of quality assurance procedure for commercially produced predators...
  65. ncbi Phylogenetic placement of pentatomid stink bug gut symbionts
    Simone S Prado
    Department of Plant and Environmental Protection Science, University of Hawaii at Manoa, Honolulu, HI 96822, USA
    Curr Microbiol 58:64-9. 2009
    ..Our findings highlight how the evolutionary history of hemipteran symbionts in unexplored host families may have unpredictable levels of complexity...
  66. ncbi RNAi analysis of nubbin embryonic functions in a hemimetabolous insect, Oncopeltus fasciatus
    Steven Hrycaj
    Department of Biological Sciences, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI 48202, USA
    Evol Dev 10:705-16. 2008
    ..These differences reveal that variation exists in the genetic mechanisms that maintain an ancient insect feature, the limbless abdomen...
  67. ncbi Tuning of host plants with vibratory songs of Nezara viridula L (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae)
    Andrej Cokl
    Department of Entomology, National Institute of Biology, Vecna pot 111, SI 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia
    J Exp Biol 208:1481-8. 2005
    ..Tuning of plant resonant frequencies with spectral properties of songs and frequency sensitivity of sensory organs is discussed in the context of stink bug substrate-borne communication...
  68. ncbi Complete mitochondrial genome of brown marmorated stink bug Halyomorpha halys (Hemiptera: Pentatomidae), and phylogenetic relationships of hemipteran suborders
    Wonhoon Lee
    Insect Biosystematics Laboratory, Research Institute for Agricultural and Life Sciences, Department of Agricultural Biotechnology, Seoul National University, Korea
    Mol Cells 28:155-65. 2009
    ..using these 20 hemipteran mitochondrial genomes support the currently accepted hypothesis that suborders Heteroptera and Auchenorrhyncha form a monophyletic group...
  69. ncbi Fumigant toxicity of plant essential oils to Thrips palmi (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) and Orius strigicollis (Heteroptera: Anthocoridae)
    Chang Geun Yi
    School of Agricultural Biotechnology, Seoul National University, Seoul 151 921, Republic of Korea
    J Econ Entomol 99:1733-8. 2006
    ..92 plant essential oils to adult Thrips palmi Karny (Thysanoptera: Thripidae) and Orius strigicollis Poppius (Heteroptera: Anthocoridae) was examined by using a vapor phase toxicity bioassay and compared with those of dichlorvos, ..
  70. ncbi Contrasting genetic structure of closely related giant water bugs: phylogeography of Appasus japonicus and Appasus major (Insecta: Heteroptera, Belostomatidae)
    Tomoya Suzuki
    Division of Mountain and Environmental Science, Interdisciplinary Graduate School of Science and Technology, Shinshu University, Asahi 3 1 1, Matsumoto, Nagano 390 8621, Japan
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 72:7-16. 2014
    ..These differences in genetic structures are considered to be due to their evolutionary history...
  71. ncbi Cadmium effects on development and reproduction of Oncopeltus fasciatus (Heteroptera: Lygaeidae)
    A Cervera
    Departamento de Biología Funcional y Antropología Física, Universitat de Valencia, Dr Moliner 50, 46100 Burjassot, Valencia, Spain
    J Insect Physiol 50:737-49. 2004
    ..Hatchability of the eggs laid by treated females was also reduced. These results show that development and reproduction of O. fasciatus are seriously impaired at sublethal Cd concentrations...
  72. ncbi Identification of female sex pheromone of the rice leaf bug, Trigonotylus caelestialium
    M Kakizak
    Hokkaido Central Agricultural Experiment Station, Naganuma, Hokkaido, Japan
    J Chem Ecol 27:2447-58. 2001
    ..Doses ranging from 4.29 microg to 14.3 microg of the three-component mixture in the ratio of 1,000:400:30 loaded into glass capillary tubes were most attractive to males...
  73. ncbi The evolution of a neo-XY1Y2 sex chromosome system by autosome-sex chromosome fusion in Dundocoris nodulicarinus Jacobs (Heteroptera: Aradidae: Carventinae)
    D H Jacobs
    Department of Zoology and Entomology, University of Pretoria, Pretoria 0002, South Africa
    Chromosome Res 12:175-91. 2004
    ..The evolution and behaviour of the karyotypes and sex chromosome systems during the course of meiosis in the subspecies of D. nodulicarinus are described, discussed and illustrated...
  74. ncbi Detection and characterization of bacterial symbionts in the Heteropteran, Blissus insularis
    Drion G Boucias
    Entomology and Nematology Department, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL 32611, USA
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 82:629-41. 2012
    ..Furthermore, these treatments resulted in retarded development and high mortality of B. insularis, indicating a beneficial impact of Burkholderia on its host...
  75. pmc Bacterial cell wall synthesis gene uppP is required for Burkholderia colonization of the Stinkbug Gut
    Jiyeun Kate Kim
    Global Research Laboratory, College of Pharmacy, Pusan National University, Pusan, South Korea
    Appl Environ Microbiol 79:4879-86. 2013
    ..These results suggest that peptidoglycan cell wall integrity is a stress resistance factor relevant to the successful colonization of the stinkbug midgut by Burkholderia symbiont. ..
  76. pmc How far could the alien boatman Trichocorixa verticalis verticalis spread? Worldwide estimation of its current and future potential distribution
    Simone Guareschi
    Department of Ecology and Hydrology, University of Murcia, Murcia, Spain
    PLoS ONE 8:e59757. 2013
    ..We also identified zones with a high level of suitability that overlap with areas recognized as global hotspots of biodiversity. Finally, we present hypotheses about possible means of spread, focusing on different geographical scales...
  77. ncbi Heterochromatin characterization in five species of Heteroptera
    María José Bressa
    Departamento de Ecologia, Genetica y Evolucion, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Ciudad Universitaria, Ciudad Autonoma de Buenos Aires, Int Güiraldes y Costanera Norte, C1428EHA Argentina
    Genetica 124:307-17. 2005
    ..As the rule for Heteroptera the possession of holokinetic chromosomes and a pre-reductional type of meiosis cytogenetically characterize ..
  78. ncbi Effects of photoperiod, temperature and melatonin on nymphal development, polyphenism and reproduction in Halyomorpha halys (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae)
    Cintia Carla Niva
    Graduate School of Science and Technology, Kobe University, Japan
    Zoolog Sci 20:963-70. 2003
    ..In males, melatonin retarded gonadal development under LD16:8. These results may suggest a possible role of melatonin for the control of seasonal polyphenism and development...
  79. ncbi Defensive roles of (E)-2-alkenals and related compounds in heteroptera
    Koji Noge
    Department of Entomology, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ 85721, USA
    J Chem Ecol 38:1050-6. 2012
    ..The nymphal dorsal abdominal gland secretions of Riptortus pedestris (Heteroptera: Alydidae) and Thasus acutangulus (Heteroptera: Coreidae), and the metathoracic scent gland secretion of ..
  80. ncbi Vicia faba-Lygus rugulipennis interactions: induced plant volatiles and sex pheromone enhancement
    Francesca Frati
    Dipartimento di Scienze Agrarie e Ambientali Entomologia, University of Perugia, Italy
    J Chem Ecol 35:201-8. 2009
    ..faba, indicating that these substances could have a dual function as a possible aggregation pheromone in female-female communication, and as a sex pheromone in female-male communication...
  81. ncbi Chemical defense in the plant bug Lopidea robiniae (Uhler)
    Joseph K Staples
    Behavior Ecology, Evolution, and Systematics Section, Illinois State University, Normal 61790, USA
    J Chem Ecol 28:601-15. 2002
    Secretions from the metathoracic glands (MTG) of the black locust bug, Lopidea robiniae (Uhler) (Heteroptera: Miridae) contained six major compounds, including (E)-2-hexenal, (E)-2-hexen-1-ol, (E)-2-octenal, (E)-2-octen-1-ol (E)-2-..
  82. ncbi Two new species of trypanosomatid parasites isolated from Heteroptera in Costa Rica
    Dmitri A Maslov
    Department of Biology, University of California, Riverside, CA 92521, USA
    J Eukaryot Microbiol 57:177-88. 2010
    ..The species is a close relative of Blastocrithidia triatomae and is a member of a new monophyletic phylogenetic group characterized by formation of straphanger cysts...
  83. ncbi Morphology and neurophysiology of tarsal vibration receptors in the water strider Aquarius paludum (Heteroptera: Gerridae)
    Pablo Perez Goodwyn
    Laboratory of Insect Ecology, Division of Applied Biosciences, Graduate School of Agriculture, Kyoto University, 606 8502, Kyoto, Japan
    J Insect Physiol 55:855-61. 2009
    ..In turn, four ventral subapical trichobothria that are in direct contact with the water surface during locomotion, proved to be mechanosensory. The anatomical and ultrastructural observations support these electro-physiological results...
  84. ncbi The C-banded karyotypes of the four British species of Notonecta L. (Heteroptera: Notonectidae)
    R B Angus
    School of Biological Sciences, Royal Holloway, University of London, Egham, Surrey, UK
    Hereditas 140:134-8. 2004
    ..In warm conditions the long autosomes of N. viridis appear rod-like, but in cold conditions they have one end heavily condensed, giving a tadpole-like appearance...
  85. ncbi Among-sampler variation in sweep net samples of adult Lygus hesperus (Hemiptera: Miridae) in cotton
    D W Spurgeon
    USDA ARS WICSRU, Shafter Cotton Research Station, Shafter, CA 93263, USA
    J Econ Entomol 104:685-92. 2011
    ..These results demonstrate that the sweep net technique can be sufficiently standardized to allow direct comparison of population estimates obtained by different samplers...
  86. ncbi Life history and cost analysis for continuous rearing of Perillus bioculatus (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) on a zoophytogenous artificial diet
    T A Coudron
    USDA Agricultural Research Service, Biological Control of Insects Research Laboratory, Research Park, 1503 S Providence Rd, Columbia, MO 65203, USA
    J Econ Entomol 97:807-12. 2004
    ..b>Heteroptera: Pentatomidae)...
  87. pmc Similarities and differences between frozen-hydrated, rigor acto-S1 complexes of insect flight and chicken skeletal muscles
    Kimberly P Littlefield
    Department of Cell Biology, The Scripps Research Institute, La Jolla, CA 92307, USA
    J Mol Biol 381:519-28. 2008
    ....
  88. ncbi Molecular phylogeny and evolutionary habitat transition of the flower bugs (Heteroptera: Anthocoridae)
    Sunghoon Jung
    Laboratory of Insect Biosystematics, Division of Entomology, Research Institute for Agricultural and Life Sciences, School of Agricultural Biotechnology, Seoul National University, San 56 1 Shilim dong, Gwanak Gu, Seoul 151 742, South Korea
    Mol Phylogenet Evol 57:1173-83. 2010
    ....
  89. ncbi Molecular characterization and localization of the obligate endosymbiotic bacterium in the birch catkin bug Kleidocerys resedae (Heteroptera: Lygaeidae, Ischnorhynchinae)
    Stefan Martin Küchler
    Department of Animal Ecology II, University of Bayreuth, Bayreuth, Germany
    FEMS Microbiol Ecol 73:408-18. 2010
    ..lumina of midgut sacs or tubular outgrowths, the obligate endosymbiont of birch catkin bug Kleidocerys resedae (Heteroptera: Lygaeidae) resides in a red-coloured, raspberry-shaped mycetome, localized abdominally, close to the midgut ..
  90. pmc Diversity of symbiotic organs and bacterial endosymbionts of lygaeoid bugs of the families blissidae and lygaeidae (hemiptera: heteroptera: lygaeoidea)
    Stefan Martin Kuechler
    Department of Animal Ecology II, University of Bayreuth, Bayreuth, Germany
    Appl Environ Microbiol 78:2648-59. 2012
    ..the localization and identity of intracellular symbionts among the superfamily Lygaeoidea (Insecta: Hemiptera: Heteroptera: Pentatomomorpha)...
  91. ncbi Comparison of alpha-amylase and protease activities of a zoophytophagous and two phytozoophagous Heteroptera
    F Zeng
    Biological Control and Mass Rearing Research Unit, USDA ARS, Mississippi State 39762, USA
    Comp Biochem Physiol A Mol Integr Physiol 126:101-6. 2000
    ..The alpha-amylase activity in G. punctipes was much less than those of phytozoophagous L. hesperus and L. lineolaris. The relative importance of amylolytic activity and proteolytic activity is also discussed...
  92. ncbi Differential responses of forage pearl millet genotypes to chinch bug (Heteroptera: Blissidae) feeding
    Xinzhi Ni
    USDA ARS, Crop Genetics and Breeding Research Unit, University of Georgia Tifton, Tifton, GA 31793 0748, USA
    J Econ Entomol 102:1960-9. 2009
    Chinch bug, Blissus leucopterus leucopterus (Say) (Heteroptera: Blissidae), is one of the most important insect pests on forage pearl millet, Pennisetum glaucum L. R. Br., production in the southeastern United States...
  93. ncbi Impact of Eurygaster maura (Heteroptera: Scutelleridae) feeding on quality of bread wheat in relation to attack period
    Patrizia Vaccino
    Istituto Sperimentale per la Cerealicoltura, via Forlani 3, 26866 S Angelo Lodigiano, Italy
    J Econ Entomol 99:757-63. 2006
    Sunn pest (or cereal bug) (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae and Scutelleridae) infestations of wheat, Triticum aestivum L., in the grain filling stage have the potential to adversely affect the quality of harvested grain for bread making...
  94. ncbi Toxicity of Chromobacterium subtsugae to southern green stink bug (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae) and corn rootworm (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae)
    Phyllis A W Martin
    USDA ARS, Insect Biocontrol Laboratory and Chemicals Affecting Insect Behavior Laboratory, Beltsville, MD 20705 2350, USA
    J Econ Entomol 100:680-4. 2007
    Diabrotica spp. (Coleoptera: Chrysomelidae) beetles and southern green stink bugs, Nezara viridula (L.) (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae), are pests on corn, Zea mays L., and soybean, Glycine max (L.) Merr., as well as on cucurbits...
  95. ncbi Evidence of population-level lateralized behaviour in giant water bugs, Belostoma flumineum Say (Heteroptera: Belostomatidae): T-maze turning is left biased
    Scott L Kight
    Department of Biology and Molecular Biology, Montclair State University, Montclair, NJ 07043, USA
    Behav Processes 79:66-9. 2008
    ..Here we report a population-level left turn bias in the giant water bug Belostoma flumineum Say (Heteroptera: Belostomatidae) in an underwater T-maze...
  96. ncbi Supplemental food affects thrips predation and movement of Orius laevigatus (Hemiptera: Anthocoridae) and Neoseiulus cucumeris (Acari: Phytoseiidae)
    D J Skirvin
    Warwick HRI, Wellesbourne, Warwick, CV35 9EF, UK
    Bull Entomol Res 97:309-15. 2007
    ..laevigatus. The significance of these results for the use of supplemental food sources in biological control is discussed...
  97. pmc Higher level phylogeny and the first divergence time estimation of Heteroptera (Insecta: Hemiptera) based on multiple genes
    Min Li
    Institute of Entomology, College of Life Sciences, Nankai University, Tianjin, China
    PLoS ONE 7:e32152. 2012
    b>Heteroptera, or true bugs, are the largest, morphologically diverse and economically important group of insects with incomplete metamorphosis...
  98. ncbi Development of a dry artificial diet for Nezara viridula (L.) and Euschistus heros (Fabricius) (Heteroptera: Pentatomidae)
    Priscila Fortes
    Depto Entomologia, Fitopatologia e Zoologia Agricola, ESALQ USP C postal 9, 13418 900, Piracicaba, SP
    Neotrop Entomol 35:567-72. 2006
    ..viridula while E. heros developed better on a diet composed of soybean oil. Data indicated that the artificial diets were inferior to the natural diet. The artificial diets were more adequate for E. heros...
  99. ncbi Effects of Artemisia annua L. (Asteracea) on the digestive enzymatic profiles and the cellular immune reactions of the Sunn pest, Eurygaster integriceps (Heteroptera: Scutellaridae), against Beauveria bassiana
    A Zibaee
    Department of Plant Protection, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of Tehran, Karaj, Iran
    Bull Entomol Res 100:185-96. 2010
    ..Hence, the combination of botanical pesticides and microbes to control insect pest populations would be a safe and possibly rapid method to decrease their damage and environmental risk due to the use of chemical pesticides...
  100. ncbi Rapid cold hardening increases cold and chilling tolerances more than acclimation in the adults of the sycamore lace bug, Corythucha ciliata (Say) (Hemiptera: Tingidae)
    Rui Ting Ju
    Department of Plant Protection, Shanghai Institute of Landscape Gardening Science, No 899 Longwu Road, Xuhui District, Shanghai 200232, PR China
    J Insect Physiol 57:1577-82. 2011
    ..The results suggest that RCH may help C. ciliata survive the acute low temperatures that often occur in early winter and early spring in northern and eastern China...
  101. ncbi Taxonomy and distribution of aquatic and semiaquatic Heteroptera (Insecta) from Cuba
    Carlos Naranjo
    Departamento de Biologia, Faculdad de Ciencias Naturales de la Universidad de Oriente, Santiago de Cuba, Patricio Lumumba s n esq Ave de las Americas, C Postal 90500, Cuba
    Rev Biol Trop 58:897-907. 2010
    b>Heteroptera is a worldwide distributed group of insects inhabiting both terrestrial and aquatic habitats and has an important ecological role...

Research Grants4

  1. A Novel Virus that Infects & Sterilizes Insect Vectors of Human Disease
    Drion Boucias; Fiscal Year: 2008
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  2. Population dynamics of a bird-borne arbovirus
    Charles Brown; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..e., colony sites) can be reliably identified and ecological hypotheses tested. ..
  3. Adnesion Receptors of the Insect Immune System
    JAMES NARDI; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Understanding the molecular underpinnings of the insect immune response will clearly help in understanding the fate of pathogens in the blood of insect vectors of human diseases. ..
  4. HSV-2 and Down-Regulations of Gap Junctions
    RICHARD WOODRUFF; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Furthermore, we will take advantage of these techniques to investigate specifically how the virus effects gap junctions, and how important to infectivity is closure of these channels of intercellular communication. ..