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Definition of the noun Aschiza

What does Aschiza mean as a name of something?

Aschiza is a suborder of Diptera.

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Google previewEncyclopedia of Entomology (2008)

by John L. Capinera

Family: Division: Aschiza Family: Family: Lonchopteridae - pointed-winged flies Family: Family: Opetiidae Family: Family: Platypezidae - flat-footed flies Family: Family: Ironomyiidae Family: Family: Sciadoceridae Family: Family: Phoridae - hump-backed flies Family: Family: Pipunculidae - big-headed flies Family: Family: Syrphidae - flower flies Family: Division: Schizophora Family: Section: Calyptrate Family: Family: Mormotomyiidae ...

Google previewInternational Wildlife Encyclopedia (2002)

by Maurice Burton, Robert Burton

Series Aschiza. 1. Series Schizophora Crane tlies Soldier tlies Lonchopteridae Tephritidae Trichoceridae Xylomyiidae Phoridae Picture-winged flies Ptychopteridae Xylophagidae Scuttle flies Otitidae Anisopodidae Rhagionidae Platypezidae Platystomatidae Psychodidae Snipe tlies Tabanidae Flat-tooted flies Pipunculidae Micropezidae Moth flies or Stilt-legged flies owl midges Horseflies Syrphidae Coelopidae Phlebotomidae Acroceridae Hoverflies Kelp flies Sand flies ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2014)

by Michael Allaby

Suborder of true flies which is normally divided into two sections, Aschiza and Schizophora, comprising insects whose antennae have less than six segments and have, or lack, a ptilinal suture ( see PTILINUM). The antennae usually have three segments, with a terminal * arista. The wing venation includes a closed discal cell with the *cubitus closed or contracted. The larvae have a vestigial head, and pupate within a puparium.

Google previewA Dictionary of Entomology (2011)

ASCHIZA Noun. A taxonomically heterogeneous Series of cyclorrhaphous Diptera including Superfamilies Lonchopteroidea, Phoroidea and Sryphoidea.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Insects (2009)

by Vincent H. Resh, Ring T. Cardé

Finally, within the Cyclorrhapha are two major subgroups, the presumed paraphyletic Aschiza (includes Phoridae and Syrphidae) and the monophyletic Schizophora (includes the majority of Brachycera, such as Tephritidae, Drosophilidae, ...

Google previewAcademic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology (1992)

by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press

Dorilaidae Invertebrate Zoology, the big-headed flies, a family of two- winged insects with large eyes in the series Aschiza. Also, Pipunculi- dae. Dorippidae Invertebrate Zoology, a family of decapods, the mask crabs, in the subsection Oxystomata. dormancy Botany, an inactive or quiescent period in which seeds, spores, bulbs, buds, and other such ...

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Scrabble value of A1S1C3H4I1Z10A1

The value of this 7-letter word is 21 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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