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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
The number of lady bird beetle and true bug in the control plots had significant difference with those in insecticide treated plots.
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.
Scientists have given the name true bugs to a particular group of insects.
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.
The sections on other insect orders of importance, moths and butterflies (Lepidoptera), psocids, booklice and dustlice (Psocoptera), true bugs (Hemiptera), and parasitic wasps (Hymenoptera) follow the same format used for Coleoptera.
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.