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Definition of the noun protura

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noun - plural: -

  1. minute wingless arthropods: telsontails

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Google previewAmerican Insects (2000)

A Handbook of the Insects of America North of Mexico, Second Edition by Ross H. Arnett, Jr.

The name Protura is a combination of the Greek words for “first,” proto-, and “tail,” -ura, probably selected as an indication of the primitive nature of the group. The abdomen has retained small appendages on the first three segments, a further ...

Google previewInsect Natural History (Collins New Naturalist Library, Book 8) (2017)

by A. D. Imms

The name Protura refers to the primitive nature of the abdomen. Order 5. ORTHOPTERA (orthos, straight; pteron, a wing) COCKROACHES, GRASSHOPPERS, CRICKETS, ETC. (Brit. spp. 38)* These insects have long, narrow, leathery ...

Google previewVan Nostrand’s Scientific Encyclopedia (2013)

by Douglas M. Considine, Glenn D. Considine

Corn Earworm Sand Cricket Cutworm Sword-Bearer Death's Head Moth Walking Stick Eastern Tent Caterpillar European Corn Borer Protura (Primitive) Protura Fritillary Grape-Leaf Folder Pterygota Pterygota Grape-Leaf Skeletonizer Gypsy ...

Google previewDictionary of Entomology, Plant Pathology and Nematology (1998)

by O. P. Singh, S. K. Srivastava

Protopad larva Protura: Minute wingless insects, 1 to 2 mm long, without eyes or antennae and with piercing mouth parts, contained in pockets from which they can be extruded at feeding. They live under bark and stones or in rotting vegetation ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Entomology (2011)

Adult Protura display 12 segments; adult Collembola display 6 segments; Diplura display 10 segments. Archaeognatha and Thysanura display 11 segments. Fossil zorapteran Zorotypus palaeus Poinar from Dominican Amber (lower Miocene ...

Google previewAcademic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology (1992)

by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press

Protura Invertebrate Zoology, an order of tiny wingless insects without eyes or antennae and with piercing mouthparts for consuming fungal cells; found in soil and decayed organic matter. Protura protyle Science, a theoretical substance that ...

Google previewDictionary of Stem Cells, Regenerative Medicine, and Translational Medicine (2017)

by Frank J. Dye

slight or no metamorphosis; includes the following insect orders: Diplura, Thysanura, Protura, and Collembola. See: Pterygota. aqueduct of Sylvius the cerebrospinal fluid-filled cavity of the brain which connects the.

Google previewEncyclopedia of South American Aquatic Insects: Collembola (2013)

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

1929: Urinsekten oder Apterygota (Protura, Collembola, Diplura und Thysanura). In: M. Dahl and ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Zoology (2014)

by Michael Allaby

Protoneuridae protoplasm protoplast protopodite Protopteridae Protoreodon Protorohippus protosoma Protostomia protostomy Prototheria Prototroctes maraena Protoungulata Protoxaea Protozoa protractile mouth protrusible mouth Protura ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Genetics (2013)

by Robert C. King, Pamela Mulligan, William Stansfield

order Protura (proturans) order Diplura ( campodeans) ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Soil Science (2006)

by R. Lal

Microflora and microfauna Mesofauna m 2 r Macro and megafai nm 20 jna nm 100 Bacteria Fungi Nematoda Protozoa Rotifera Ac ari Collembola Protura Diplura Symphyla Enchytraeidae Chelonethi Isoptera ! Opiliones Amphipoda Chilopoda ...

Google previewIllustrated Dictionary of Entomology (2007)

by Paras Nath

Protura, order: (prot, first; ura, tail) The order of insects comprising the telsontails or proturans ...

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Animals (2004)

A Complete Visual Guide by Fred Cooke

antlions, and allies Order Mecoptera Scorpionnies Order Plecoptera Stoneflies Order Tnchoptera Caddisflies Order Zwaptera Angel insects Order Gryllobtattodea Rock crawlers Class Collembola Springtails Class Protura Proturans Class ...

Google previewFoods and Food Production Encyclopedia (2012)

by Douglas M. Considine

grasshoppers, katydids, mantids, roaches, walking-sticks Plecoptera Stoneflies sk Protura Telsontails sk Siphonaptera Fleas Flea Strepsiptera Twisted-wing parasites sk Thysanoptera Thrips Thrip Thysanura Bristletails, silverfish Trichoptera ...

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