Apterygota

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Apterygota

[‚ap·tə·rə′gōd·ə]
(invertebrate zoology)
A subclass of the Insecta characterized by being primitively wingless.
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Traces attributed to apterygote insects, arthropleurid myriapods, bivalved arthropods and vermiform animals occur in lake-margin sediments in association with those of temnospondyl amphibians and early diapsid reptiles, and belong to the Scoyenia ichnofacies.
Walking and jumping with Palaeozoic apterygote insects.