Meaning of heteropterous in English:

heteropterous

adjective

Entomology

See heteropteran

‘It has been reported since the 1930s that certain heteropterous insects cause damage to wheat cultivars.’
  • ‘Their potential to limit outbreaks of heteropterous pests is discussed.’
  • ‘The most abundant insects are heteropterous Belostomatidae, Corixidae, Naucoridae, and extinct Enicocoridae.’
  • ‘The heteropterous damselflies have a fat abdomen, a smaller distance between the complex eyes and their frontal wings are different from the back ones.’
  • ‘The fauna of this area is mainly characterised by Mediterranean species, with some exceptionally interesting ones such as a coleopter beetle which is native to the sierra and various species of molluscs and heteropterous insects.’