dipterous


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dipterous

1. of, relating to, or belonging to the Diptera, a large order of insects having a single pair of wings and sucking or piercing mouthparts. The group includes flies, mosquitoes, craneflies, and midges
2. Botany having two winglike parts

dipterous

[′dip·tə·rəs]
(biology)
Of, related to, or characteristic of Diptera.
Having two wings or winglike structures.
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Species and incidence of dipterous larvae concerned in wound myiasis.
Several of Oratorio's first crop have already won up to 1m3f, and although King Torus's dam Dipterous owned her share of speed - like many by Mujadil - she is a half-sister to classy 1m6f performer and hurdler Ouninpohja.
Lolium multiflorum) from attack by dipterous stem-boring larvae
and described a pool of water covered by petroleum oils which held dipterous larvae, dragon flies, dead birds and mammals.
Yes, but what about those aerial attacks from the female of this dipterous insect with a long proboscis, skilled in puncturing skin and extracting blood?
Nearly 7000 Dipterous puparia have been examined from the Norse farms, and comparison made with the flies from the pre-European contact palaeo-Eskimo Saqqaq site at Qeqertasussuq, 700 km to the north (Bocher & Fredskild 1993).
A synopsis of the dipterous groups Agromyzinae, Milichiinae, Ochthiphilinae, and Geomyzinae.
Scientific Note: New specific names for the mis-identified type-species of two South African genera of the dipterous families Bombyliidae and Mydaidae.
The Cleridae are represented by Necrobia rufipes De Geer, an omnivorous species that, once the succession started, likely came to the carrion in order to feed on dipterous eggs or larvae.
Jim Bolger finished the day with a winner when Soviet Treat and Kevin Manning proved too good for Dipterous the seven-furlong handicap.
Earlier, Frances Crowley's MIDNIGHT GRACE, which dead-heated with Dipterous on her recent debut at Cork, should land the odds in the five-runner Tattersalls Ireland 2-Y-0 Auction Race.
It may be attacked by pests such as lepidopterous or dipterous insects or fungal diseases, particularly during hot, humid periods.