dipterous insect

NOUN
  1. 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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  • 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
  • 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
  • Dipterocecidium: a gall formed by a dipterous insect. Explanation of Terms Used in Entomology
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