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Bug

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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The assassin bug, a true bug, is named after its preying style.
Jim Slater, whose handful of lygaeoid collections in the southwest of Western Australia in the 1970s had alerted Toby to the prospect of unknown true bug biodiversity.
The identification in this study of 2 species of true bug reported as pests in other countries highlights their potential as J.
Jim's real love was the true bugs (Heteroptera), but he also had an ongoing fascination with snakes and was a serious student of ornithology, a life-long bird watcher, and, at one time, the Connecticut State Ornithologist.
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.
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.
Developments of eggs in same true bugs (Hemiptera: Heteroptera), Part I.
This book begins by discussing the vectors themselves, with chapters on mites, ticks, true bugs, lice, fleas, mosquitoes, and various dipterans such as tsetse flies and sand flies.
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.