brachypterous


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brachypterous

[brə′kip·tə·rəs]
(invertebrate zoology)
Having rudimentary or abnormally small wings, referring to certain insects.
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i) We predict that consistent differences emerge between the body weights of macropterous and brachypterous individuals due to the different development of flight musculature.
MEASUREMENTS (N = 2): Male and Female (in parentheses) brachypterous form: Head length 1.
Forewing brachypterous, elytriform, with venation caeciliusid, pterostigma wider in the middle, Rs and M almost straight, areola postica elongate, posteriorly almost reaching M3; hindwing represented by a small winglet (Fig.
These fairly small, brachypterous and diurnal grasshoppers are found in elevations from 1500 to 4200 m, mostly between 2500 and 3500 m, usually in paramo habitats.
19) and all of our specimens have brachypterous hindwings.
When placed with ten brachypterous females, brachypterous males sired twice as many offspring as did macropterous males.
1999) found that triazophos increased the reproduction in macropterous and brachypterous adults of S.
This incessant calling song, a series of steadily repeated short clicks with a sharp peak at 20 kHz, easily reveals the presence of this short-legged and brachypterous katydid - it lives in bamboo thickets within cloud forest, where individuals are very difficult to find.
All described members of Physoderinae are macropterous, brachypterous specimens probably representing an undescribed species of Physoderes have been deposited in some collections (W.
DIAGNOSIS: Recognized by the combination of a contrasting yellow fascia on the anterior portion of the hemelytron or overall brown coloration, the presence of simple, reclining setae mixed with stout, thick, brown setae on the head, body and hemelytron; the small, slender endosoma without spines or elaborations, and the hemelytron in the brachypterous female with a greatly reduced membrane, rounded apically, and just reaching the apex of the abdomen.
The Faltala group was established by Linnavuori & De Long (1977) to include brachypterous South American deltocephaline leafhoppers with depressed, broad and short bodies.
Although Pissonotus quadripustulatus is brachypterous (see Methods: Study system, below), individuals can still hop and crawl between stems quite easily, allowing for rapid redistribution of insects in response to changes in host-plant quality.