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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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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
The major insect groups enjoyed by the turkey are beetles, true bugs, grasshoppers and leafhoppers.
Springtails, cockroaches, crickets, flies, isopods, bristletails, and true bugs were grabbed by the forelegs and held in a basket-like manner using the first three pairs of legs.
Most but not all true bugs have leathery looking forewings that fold back on the body and become lacy toward the tips, where they overlap.
By contrast, these groups form only a small part of our list of floral visitors, with only a single species of butterfly along with a few beetles and true bugs present in our survey of Ailanthus in the Chicago area.
The true bugs that occur in Colombia are poorly known.
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.