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Definition of the noun protura
What does protura mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: -
- minute wingless arthropods: telsontails
- lexical domain: Animals - nouns denoting animals
- synonym of Protura: order Protura
- more generic term: animal order = the order of animals
- member of: class Hexapoda / class Insecta / Hexapoda / Insecta = insects
- member: telsontail / proturan = any of several minute primitive wingless and eyeless insects having a cone-shaped head
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American 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
A 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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
A 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 ...
A Dictionary of Genetics (2013)
by Robert C. King, Pamela Mulligan, William Stansfield
order Protura (proturans) order Diplura ( campodeans) ...
Encyclopedia 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 ...
by Paras Nath
Protura, order: (prot, first; ura, tail) The order of insects comprising the telsontails or proturans ...
The 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 ...
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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The value of this 7-letter word is 9 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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