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Definition of the noun Alderflies

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  1. Alderflies is the vernacular name of the Megaloptera, an order of Neuropterida.
  2. Alderflies is the vernacular name of the Sialidae, a family of Megaloptera.

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Inland Waters (2009)

(Alderflies,. Dobsonflies). C MPennuto, BuffaloState College, Buffalo, NY, USA © 2009 Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved. Phylogenetic. Relationships. TheOrder Megaloptera, alongwith the Raphidiopteraand Neuroptera, ...

Google previewChoice Dictionary of Biology (2010)

by Sanjay Yadav

Neuroptera: Order of Endopterygote insects including alderflies and lacewings. Two similar pairs of membranous wings which, ...

Google previewDictionary of Insect Morphology (1999)

by L. Zombori, Henrik Steinmann

New & Günther Theischinger Megaloptera ( Alderflies.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Biology (2009)

by Don Rittner, Timothy Lee McCabe

Neuroptera An order of insects with 18 families worldwide comprising dobsonflies, fishflies, alderflies, spongillaflies, owlflies, snakeflies, ant lions, and lacewings. They are characterized by having usually similar membranous wings with many ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2014)

by Michael Allaby

alderflies See MEGALOPTERA; SIALIDAE. aldose A monosaccharide or its derivative that contains an *aldehyde group. aldosterone A *steroid ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Entomology (2011)

Alderflies. DOBSONFLY Corydalus cornutus (Linnaeus) [Neuroptera: Corydalidae]: A Species found in eastern North America. Adults nocturnal, short lived and non-feeding. Males possess elongate Mandibles used in courship; females ...

Google previewThe American Heritage Science Dictionary (2005)

by American Heritage Dictionary

Megalopterans include the alderflies and dobsonflies, and used to be classified as neuropterans. megaparsec (meg'a-par'sek) One million par- secs. megaphyll ( meg'a-fil') A leaf with several or many large veins branching apart or running ...

Google previewVan Nostrand’s Scientific Encyclopedia (2013)

by Douglas M. Considine, Glenn D. Considine

There are only two members of the Megaloptera in Europe, both of which are Alderflies (family Sialidae). These are small, with a wingspan of only 3 centimeters (1 inch). Sialis lutaria is commonly found in central Europe in the spring or ...

Google previewThe Canadian Encyclopedia (1999)

by James H. Marsh

Four-winged “flies,” eg, ALDERFLIEs, BUTTERFLIEs, CADDIsFLIEs, DAMsELFLIEs, DRAGoNFLIEs, LACEwINGs, MAYFLIES, sAwFLIEs, scorpionflies, snakeflies, sToNEFLIEs and whiteflies, are not true flies.

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"Silalis Lutaria" / Short - lived / non feeding Insects.

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Scrabble value of A1L1D2E1R1F4L1I1E1S1

The value of this 10-letter word is 14 points. It is included in the second edition of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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