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A problem with a computer or similar device that causes it to function incorrectly. A bug can cause significant slowdown or even failure of a project. As a result, many companies spend a great deal of time "de-bugging," or fixing as many bugs as they can find, before releasing software or other programs.
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LIATRUS PYCNOSTACHYA (blazing star) True bugs, wasps
Already the participants believe they ve discovered many new species, including new true bugs, spiders, a fish and psuedoscorpions.
So all true bugs are insects, but not all insects are true bugs--just as all ants are insects, but not all insects are ants.
Several of the beetles (Coleoptera), true bugs (Hemiptera), and the ants (Hymenoptera, Formicoidea) may have been casual or predatory visitors rather than pollinators, and some of these groups are well-represented in the survey of natural enemies of Ailanthus in China (Siling 1997, Zheng et al.
Also, true bugs go through stages of gradual development called incomplete metamorphosis.
Local records for hemipterans are sparse although true bugs play an important role and comprise an integral component of the various habitats within the state.
Examples of true bugs are giant water bugs and backswimmers.
It is most effective against leafhoppers and true bugs.
Beetle species number over a hundred different kinds, nematodes, fungi, bacteria (over 4 billion inhabit a spoonful of soil), sow bugs, millipedes, centipedes, earwigs and more kinds of true bugs than you care to imagine populate your yard.
Waldbauer, professor emeritus of entomology at the University of Illinois, attempts to explain the feat while providing a who's who of these remarkable insects, including mayflies, dragonflies, true bugs, beetles, and mosquitoes.
Worldwide, stilt bugs are a relatively small group of unusual hemipterans, or true bugs, in the family Berytidae.