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Definition of the noun Acalyptratae

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Acalyptratae is a suborder of Diptera.

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Google previewMedical Insects and Arachnids (2012)

by R.P. Lane, R.W. Crosskey

The subsection Acalyptratae is a vast assemblage of mainly small muscomorph Diptera classified into nine superfamilies and nearly 60 families. They have little medical importance. The larvae (e.g. of Drosophilidae) sometimes produce ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Entomology (2008)

by John L. Capinera

Order: Diptera Suborder: Brachycera Infraorder: Muscomorpha Section: Schizophora Subsection: Acalyptratae Superfamily: Tephritoidea Other families included in the same super- family are Lonchaeidae, Pallopteridae, Piophilidae, ...

Google previewAcademic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology (1992)

by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press

Acalyptratae Invertebrate Zoology, a large group of shore flies, fruit flies, and leaf miners (among others), in the suborder Cyclorrhapha, with three-segment antennae and calypters (small lobes at the base of each wing) that are vestigial or ...

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Scrabble value of A1C3A1L1Y4P3T1R1A1T1A1E1

The value of this 12-letter word is 19 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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