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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.
He began his long career of publishing papers on the systematics of the Heteroptera Hemiptera (true bugs) and began an active fieldwork program.
(Ford 1979; Henry 1988; Carpintero 2002), and is a relatively common part of the true bug fauna in south Florida (Blatchley 1926).
For almost three weeks we drove from Sydney to Perth and back, collecting almost 200 host plants and their true bug affiliates.
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.
Evaluation of damage to physic nut Jatropha curcas by true bugs. Entomologia Experimentaliset Applicata.
These sap-sucking insects, commonly known as true bugs, feed on several species of plants, including eucalyptus.
Evaluation of damage to physic nut (Jatropha curcas) by true bugs. Entomologia Experimentalis et Applicata 92 127-136.
They beat branches and leaves, and used pooters, sprays, grabbers and nets to collect true bugs, seed pods, snails, dragonflies, butterflies, damselflies, and spiders, as well as the creatures and plants living In the Intertidal zones of Bruny Island.
True bugs have a stylet, which is a body part that helps them consume their food.