dipterous

ADJECTIVE
  1. of or relating to or belonging to the Diptera
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How To Use dipterous In A Sentence

  • In The Fly, protagonist Seth Brundle undergoes a dipterous metamorphosis that begins to change his voice.
  • I wish I knew who was the author; you ought to know, as he admires you so much; he has a wonderful deal of knowledge, but his difficulties have not troubled me much as yet, except the case of the dipterous larva. Alfred Russel Wallace: Letters and Reminiscences, Vol. 1
  • Many species of dipterous insects - fruit fly, face fly, botfly, horn fly, and housefly, for example - are targets for neem products. 5 Effects on Insects
  • For the very reason of their being dipterous is that they are small and weak, and therefore require no more than two feathers to support their light weight; and the same reason which reduces their feathers to two causes their sting to be in front; for their strength is not sufficient to allow them to strike efficiently with the hinder part of the body. On the Parts of Animals
  • Jaw-capsule: contains the mouth structures in those dipterous larvae in which the head is differentiated. Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology
  • Extended notes on various dipterous larvæ infesting man. Insects and Diseases A Popular Account of the Way in Which Insects may Spread or Cause some of our Common Diseases
  • In attempts to reduce the vegetable growers dependence on insecticides for controlling root-feeding dipterous pests a concerted effort has been made to develop alternative control measures.
  • Notice of a case in which the larvæ of a dipterous insect, supposed to be _Anthomyia canicularis_, Meig., were expelled in large quantities from the human intestines. Insects and Diseases A Popular Account of the Way in Which Insects may Spread or Cause some of our Common Diseases
  • Larvina: a maggot: a dipterous larva without distinct head or legs. Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology
  • Dipterocecidium: a gall formed by a dipterous insect. Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology
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