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Definition of the noun diptera

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noun - plural: -

  1. a large order of insects having a single pair of wings and sucking or piercing mouths; includes true flies and mosquitoes and gnats and crane flies


  1. "Diptera" is a book by Daniel William Coquillett.
  2. "Diptera" is a book by Eva-Marie A. Bugledich.
    • also known as "Diptera: nematocera"
  3. "Diptera" is a book by Bohdan Matuszewski.
  4. "Diptera" is a book by Ignaz Rudolph Schiner.
    • also known as "Diptera. Miscellan[eous] papers"
  5. "Diptera" is a book by Hermann Loew.
    • also known as "Diptera. Miscellan[eous] papers"

Phrases with Diptera

  1. Cloe diptera
  2. Ceryx Diptera
  3. order diptera
  4. Acacia Diptera
  5. Colona Diptera
  6. Mimosa Diptera
  7. Mohria Diptera
  8. Trioza Diptera
  9. Alucita Diptera
  10. Chuncoa Diptera
  11. Halesia diptera
  12. Phanera Diptera
  13. Psectra diptera
  14. Bauhinia Diptera
  15. Columbia Diptera
  16. Ephemera diptera
  17. Illigera Diptera
  18. Baccharis Diptera
  19. Cloeopsis diptera
  20. Habenaria Diptera

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Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Diptera

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Google previewCommon Nymphs of Eastern North America (2011)

A Primer for Flyfishers and Flytiers by Caleb J. Tzilkowski, Jay R. Stauffer, Jr.

Diptera is an incredibly diverse group, with only one insect order consisting of more species (Coleoptera, beetles). Not all true flies have aquatic larvae, but larvae of most species require at least moist living conditions (e.g., wet soil or leaf ...

Google previewCalifornia Insects (1980)

by Jerry A. Powell, Charles Leonard Hogue

The Diptera is an important order, but it is not thoroughly studied in California. The presently recognized 5600 species probably represent a considerably smaller number than the actual total fauna. These arc minute to medium-sized insects ...

Google previewThe Pesticide Encyclopedia (2014)

by Kalyani Paranjape, Vasant Gowariker, V N Krishnamurthy, Sugha Gowariker

Order Diptera is the order of true flies, and includes thou- sands of species. True flies have only one pair of functional wings, the hind pair being reduced to a pair of knobs used to maintain balance. There are distinct groups in the order and ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Medical and Veterinary Entomology (2013)

by Richard C. Russell, Domenico Otranto, Richard L. Wall

Biting Midges (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae) 47 Black Flies (Diptera: Simuliidae) 67 Blow Flies and Screw- worm Flies (Diptera: Calliphoridae) 87 Butterflies and Moths (Lepidoptera) 97 Centipedes ...

Google previewDictionary of Upriver Halkomelem (2009)

by Brent Douglas Galloway

Diptera order Diptera, family Calliphoridae: xwexwiyaye ~ xwixwiyaye < xw6xwaye ~ xwexwaye ~ xw6xwa:ye, xwiyxwiyaye...

order Diptera, family Tipu1idae:: spelwalh, t1'aleqtxe1 qwazl < t1'aqt. order Diptera, probably families Chiromidae, ...

Google previewThe Cyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Literature (1820)

by Abraham Rees

fMutila bengalenfr AMutilla rubra Fig II・ I2・ 13・ PLATE ORDER DIPTERA. * GENUs OEsTRUs. 163. Lettered ENToMoLoGY Order ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Entomology (2011)

[Diptera: Culicidae]: A univoltine mosquito inhabiting acid water in bogs of eastern coast of USA. Syn. Aedes abserratus Felt & Young. 2. Aedes atlanticus (Diptera: Culicidae]: Widespread throughout ...

Google previewLondon Encyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Science, Art, Literature and Practical Mechanics (1829)

Comprising a Popular View of the Present State of Knowledge

Diptera. teop {A. membranaceis. { Tetraptera. Muscidae et. Ichneumones minuti. Lo - $ Mellifica.” Gregaria et Fay- Non Mellifica ." isica. Apiformia.” Breviora.18 Solitaria non Grega- Kespifornia. . : Angustiora.

Google previewIconographic encyclopaedia of science, literature, and art (1851)

Diptera {pi. 77, figs. 87-129). In this order the body and integument are rather soft, the head generally free, and attached by a very short thin neck. The labium forms a kind of soft extensile rostrum adapted for suction ; its sides are turned up to ...

Google previewThe popular encyclopedia; or, 'Conversations Lexicon': [ed. by A. Whitelaw from the Encyclopedia Americana]. (1874)

Diptera. The housefly, with its single ...

Google previewA Biographical Dictionary of Contributors to the Natural History of the Free State and Lesotho (2008)

by Rodney Moffett

– a (Diptera: Schizophora: phylogenetic approach.

Google previewAne's Encyclopedic Dictionary of General & Applied Entomology (2009)

by Manjit Singh Dhooria

as in many of the immature Diptera; ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Insects (2009)

by Vincent H. Resh, Ring T. Cardé

which is uncommon among Diptera. The reproductive biology of these flies is unusual in that the eggs hatch one at a time in the female oviduct, and the larva receives nutrients ...

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Scrabble value of D2I1P3T1E1R1A1

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