water bug

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Synonyms for water bug

a true bug: large aquatic bug adapted to living in or on the surface of water

small light-brown cockroach brought to United States from Europe

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At the school's entrance, a welcome table was decorated with tropical flowers and bowls of bugs -- crickets, silk worms, bamboo worms and live water bugs as big as a toddler's hand.
We then describe a newly-documented population of the giant water bug Belostoma lutarium (Stal) (Insecta: Hemiptera) in Tennessee, and outline several ways in which B.
To begin each trial, a single adult giant water bug was placed in each of 12 inner tanks.
It is important to note that the [R.sub.T] is our model reproduction number for the BU epidemic in the presence of treatment driven by the dynamics of the water bug and M.
For example, he refers to a Weitzmann region as embodying the "image of a water bug with augmented-triad body and six consonant-triad feet, the three on each side representing the modally matched subregions" (pp.
A team of Bulgarian researchers have shot a movie showing for the first time how the biggest European water bug is killing and eating a small fish, announced the electronic issue examiner.comThe video is shot by Bulgarians Nikolay Simeonov and Mario Langurov and is presented in the journal Zookeys by Bulgarian and Russian colleagues, led by Snejana Grozeva from the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences /BAS/.
A teeny water bug is the loudest animal on Earth, relative to its size.
ulcerans in biofilms on aquatic plants, which are then ingested by herbivorous animals, which are further prey for water bug predators, hosts, and possible vectors of M.
Yet, the dragonflies soon realise that they can watch over their water bug family until they are ready to become dragonflies too and join them.
MORE people affected by the 2005 water bug outbreak in Gwynedd and Anglesey have received compensation of between pounds 1,500 and pounds 5,000 each.
"At my brother's funeral someone read a magnificent story about a water bug and how it changed into a dragonfly," explains Aaron.
Within Belostomatinae water bug species (Heteroptera, Belostomatidae) it has been hitherto believed that the completion of embryonic development is successful only if eggs are incubated on male hemelytra.
The American giant water bug paralyses its prey then sucks the juices from its body - leaving a life-like shell.
Cardona, dancing solo, tip-toed on the tops of seven white cubes like a water bug on a pond, meticulously measuring the effect of each weight shift, his body sometimes forming a bridge or a slightly hazardous-seeming fulcrum.
Teachers also displayed a poem on chart paper for students who might want to try writing a poem: Water bug Oval, brown bug Eats tadpoles Kills insects Bites small fish Creeps through the pond water Water bug