macropterous


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macropterous

[ma′kräp·tə·rəs]
(zoology)
Having large or long wings or fins.
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The only exception was the macropterous Platynus sp., which was a numerically dominant member of the snow bed-alpine meadow assemblage.
(i) We predict that consistent differences emerge between the body weights of macropterous and brachypterous individuals due to the different development of flight musculature.
Poisson (1949) reported that approximately 90 % of the individuals from Democratic Republic of the Congo were brachypterous and 10 % macropterous. We collected only hindwing brachypterous individuals of this species from a single location in Tanzania.
In general, micropterous females reproduce earlier and have a higher fecundity than macropterous females (Roff 1986a; Denno et al.
marginata population in the low-marsh habitat is associated with the emigration of macropterous adults from tall-form Spartina and their colonization of high-marsh habitats prior to the onset of winter (Denno 1983).
All male specimens of Aleuas uruguayensis collected were long-winged (macropterous) (Fig.
Description of the first Recent macropterous species of Vianaidinae (Heteroptera: Tingidae) with comments on the phylogenetic relationships of the family within the Cimicomoprha.
All described members of Physoderinae are macropterous, brachypterous specimens probably representing an undescribed species of Physoderes have been deposited in some collections (W.S.
This species occurs in macropterous form with two distinguish color forms: shinning yellow and dark green.
Hemelytron: macropterous, elongate, exochorium narrow and elongate, extending to sixth abdominal segment; membrane translucent, finely spotted.