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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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Older students and the custodian reported sightings of the assassin bug to Souza's youngsters and let them know they had been careful not to handle the insect.
A pattern of host-plant preference is absent and both assassin bug species often seem to target flowering vegetation that attracts a diversity of potential prey items.
Biology and behaviour of an araneophagic assassin bug, Stenolemus bituberus (Heteroptera, Reduviidae).
The pathogen is a single-celled parasite called Trypanosoma cruzi, which is transmitted by assassin bugs.
This exciting new exhibit features a whole range of fascinating insects and invertebrates including the mega mantis, giant prickly stick insects, blue bottle green tarantula, mombo assassin bugs, death feigning beetles, black beauty stick insects and much more.
Pirate bugs, assassin bugs, and collops beetles sound dangerous, and they are.
THE ASSASSIN BUGS ARE PLANT-PROTECTING NINJA They hang out in our Algerian tangerine.
Other displays are home to scorpions, golden web spinning spiders, assassin bugs and a whole host of other venomous creatures.
Joining the reintroduced original invertebrates--the tailless whip scorpions, wolf spiders, crickets, crabs, birds, and boa--will be cockroaches, scavenger and ground beetles, and assassin bugs.
Biological control has asserted itself as beneficial insects such as praying mantids, assassin bugs, green lacewings, lady beetles, ground beetles, and hover flies rule supreme.