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Definition of the noun plecoptera

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noun - plural: -

  1. stoneflies

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Google previewAralkum - a Man-Made Desert (2011)

The Desiccated Floor of the Aral Sea (Central Asia) by Siegmar-W. Breckle, Walter Wucherer, Liliya A. Dimeyeva, Nathalia P. Ogar

Plecoptera is a small, mostly Holarctic order of aquatic insects with incomplete metamorphosis. It comprises 2,000 species. One species is documented in the Aral Sea region, and belongs to the genus Isopterix (Kussainova 1954; Kussainova ...

Google previewApplied Entomology; an Introductory Text-book of Insects in Their Relations to Man (1921)

by Henry Torsey Fernald

CHAPTER XIV THE PLECOPTERA The most usual common name for the Plecoptera is the Stone-flies. They range from small to good-sized insects whose bodies are quite long, flattened and with rather parallel sides. The wings are nearly ...

Google previewNick Baker's Bug Book (2015)

Discover the World of the Mini-beast! by Nick Baker

The scientific namealso rather usefully reflects this: Plecoptera means folded wings. MAYFLY FOR A DAY Onemerging fromthe water, the Mayfly nymph ruptures to produce aninsect.

Google previewFreshwater Animal Diversity Assessment (2008)

by E.V. Balian, C. Lévêque, H. Segers, K. Martens

Diversity Á Zoogeographical regions Introduction Plecoptera is a small order of hemimetabolous insects, commonly called stoneflies, with more than 3,497 described species (this article). Stoneflies are distributed over all continents except ...

Google previewStoneflies (Plecoptera) of Fennoscandian and Denmark (1988)

by A. Lillehammer

The Plecoptera is a small order of insects distributed over most of the world. The highest concentration of species is found in the temperate zones of both hemispheres. It is a well-investigated group of insects and the first world catalogue of ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Insects (2003)

by Vincent H. Resh, Ring T. Cardé

Plecoptera (Stoneflies). Plecoptera is a minor order of some 16 families, predominantly living in temperate and cool areas. The adult is mandibulate with filiform antennae, bulging compound eyes, 2 or 3 ocelli, and subequal thoracic segments.

Google previewThe Encyclopædia Britannica (1911)

The New Volumes, Constituting, in Combination with the Twenty-nine Volumes of the Eleventh Edition, the Twelfth Edition of that Work, and Also Supplying a New, Distinctive, and Independent Library of Reference Dealing with Events and Developments of the Period 1910 to 1921 Inclusive

Plecoptera is the presence in some forms (Pteronarcys) of small branching gills on the three thoracic and the front abdominal segments. These organs appear, however, from the observations of H. A. Hagen not to be functional in the adult ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of South American Aquatic Insects: Hemiptera - Heteroptera (2011)

Illustrated Keys to Known Families, Genera, and Species in South America by Charles W. Heckman

For phylogenetic groups encompassing overwhelmingly or exclusively aquatic species, such as the orders Plecoptera and Ephemeroptera or the families Dytiscidae and Culicidae, keys are provided to distinguish all genera and species ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Animals (2004)

A Complete Visual Guide by Fred Cooke

Siphonaptera Fleas Order Thysanoptera Thnps Order Neuroplera Lacewings, antlions, and allies Order Mecoptera Scorpionnies Order Plecoptera Stoneflies Order Tnchoptera Caddisflies Order Zwaptera Angel insects Order Gryllobtattodea ...

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

Plecoptera (Semblis) ; Trichoptera ; and Plannipennia (Sialis, &c), all as tribes of the same order. It results from this, that the Neuroptera and Orthoptera, as well as other groups usually considered orders, form but one order, in the opinion of ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1911)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information

Sub-class ExopterygotA Order Plecoptera. This order was founded (1869) by F. Brauer—the name having been long ...

Google previewNew American Supplement to the Latest Editions of the Encyclopedia Brittanica (1900)

by Day Otis Kellogg

PLECOPTERA, a subdivision of the pseu- doneuropterous insects. The name refers to the folding of the wings when the insects are at rest. The group includes the stone-flies {Perlidce). PLEIADE. See Ronsard, Vol. XX, pp. 841, 842.

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