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apterous

[′ap·tə·rəs]
(biology)
Lacking wings, as in certain insects, or winglike expansions, as in certain seeds.
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Usinger & Matsuda 0959: 200) gave a key to the 10 known apterous American genera of Mezirinae.
Effects of a juvenile hormone analog, pyriproxyfen, on the apterous form of soybean aphid (Aphis glycines).
The discovery of apterous individuals in the crop belonging to 3 taxa that normally do not colonize potato plants (Pemphigus sp.
The first involves the mutant phenotypes vestigial (vg) wing and ebony (e) body, the second the traits apterous (ap) wing and sepia (se) eye color, and the third vestigial wing and sepia eye.
With little guidance, they will likely suggest that males with wings will have higher reproductive success than apterous males.
Color variants of green apterous viviparous females were observed with the yellow ones.
Mummified apterous females of cotton aphid were observed along with live viviparous aphids during Jul (Plate IV).
However, females are not a problem, because they are apterous or micropterous in Embolemus and macropterous in Ampulicomorpha.
During a regular survey, apterous and alate viviparous females of an unknown aphid colony were observed infesting rose at Bengaluru, India, i.
Females of Cladomorphus phyllinus Gray (= Phibalosoma phyllinum) are apterous and reach 220 mm in length on full growth, and thus are one of the largest insects in Brazil.
One-hundred apterous cotton aphids of similar coloration and size were transferred from a greenhouse colony to each caged plant and allowed to acclimate for 24 hrs.