Strepsiptera


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Strepsiptera

[strep′sip·tə·rə]
(invertebrate zoology)
An order of the Coleoptera that is coextensive with the family Stylopidae.
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Typically, Strepsiptera mate only once (Hughes-Schrader 1924; Kathirithamby 1989), with evidence of the male dying very soon after (Kathirithamby 1989).
A revision of the Strepsiptera with special reference to the species of North America.
El pasado 4 de julio de 2006 se obtuvieron 16 machos de Strepsiptera, posiblemente del genero Xenos (Kathirithamby, com.
Fragmenta Faunistica Tirolensia--17 (Arachnida: Araneae; Insecta: Psocoptera, Strepsiptera, Megaloptera, Neuroptera, Raphidioptera, Mecoptera, Siphonaptera, Diptera: Mycetophiloidea).
Printed in an oversize (9x12") format, and illustrated with copious color plates of fossils and present day specimens, the text details the evolution of insects, with chapters on polyneoptera, paraneopteran orders, holometabola, coleoptera and strepsiptera, hymenoptera, panorpida, and amphiesmenoptera.
The order of tiny insects called Strepsiptera can live only as parasitoids inside the bodies of other insects, says Jeyaraney Kathirithamby of the University of Oxford in England.
Others possess only hind wings, for example, some beetles (Coleoptera: Staphylinidae; Cetoniinae), twisted-wing parasites (Strepsiptera), some walking sticks (Phasmidal, pygmy grasshoppers (Orthoptera: Tetrigidae), mole crickets (Orthoptera: Gryllotalpidae), pygmy mole crickets (Orthoptera: Tridactylidae), and earwigs (Dermaptera).
As a mark of the respect in which he was held by his peers, over 100 species and five genera of Diptera were named in his honour (2), together with taxa in at least 11 other insect orders (Coleoptera, Dermaptera, Heteroptera, Hymenoptera, fossil Grylloblattida, Lepidoptera, Neuroptera, Odonata, Plecoptera, Psocoptera, Strepsiptera) and four other classes of invertebrates (Malacostraca, Oligochaeta, fossil Ophiuroidea, Tardigrada) (M.
Hennig accepted the Holometabola as a monophyletic group, and provided evidence that supported many of the groupings recognized by earlier (Carmean et al., 1992; Pashley et al., 1993; Chalwatzis et al., 1996) and more recent (Whiting, 2002, 2004; Beutel and Pohl, 2006; Wiegmann et al., 2009) molecular phylogenies, especially the clades Neuropteroidea, Coleopteroidea (possibly including the Strepsiptera), Hymenoptera, Mecopteroidea, Antliophora (possibly including the Siphonaptera), and Amphiesmenoptera.
The discovery after 94 years of the elusive female of a myrmecolacid (Strepsiptera), and the cryptic species of Caenocholax fenyesi Pierce sensu lato.
Con la excepcion de la incierta ubicacion de Strepsiptera, los hemipteroideos y holometabolos ocupan las relaciones que desde hace un tiempo se han propuesto (Kristensen 1991).