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Related / Similar Words: two-winged insects, dipteran, dipteron

 

Definition:
  • insects having usually a single pair of functional wings (anterior pair) with the posterior pair reduced to small knobbed structures and mouth parts adapted for sucking or lapping or piercing;

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    Hyponyms: gall midge, gallfly, gall gnat, fly, robber fly, bee killer, fruit fly, pomace fly, louse fly, hippoboscid, mosquito, gnat, fungus gnat, sciara, sciarid, crane fly, daddy longlegs

     

    Member Meronyms: Diptera, order Diptera

     

     
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