How To Use Wingless In A Sentence

  • A small, wingless insect (Thermobia domestica) related to the silverfish and inhabiting warm areas of buildings, as around furnaces or boilers.
  • For small mobile animals (e.g., wingless soil invertebrates such as Collembola and mites), habitat selection on a very small spatial scale (microhabitat selection) enables individuals to find spatial refuges with temperature and moisture regimes adequate for survival [80]. General characteristics of arctic species and their adaptations in the context of changes in climate and ultraviolet-B radiation levels
  • Lice are wingless and they cannot jump, unlike fleas, but instead they spread through physical contact.
  • It should be noted that the life history of this genus is somewhat extreme; females are wingless and remain on their cocoons during their short adult lives and all eggs are typically deposited on the cocoon.
  • The dorsal-ventral boundaries of the vertebrate limb bud and the insect wing disc are established by a gene called fringe; other axes and boundaries are defined by genes in the wingless, apterous, hedgehog, and decapentaplegic families, and they operate in roughly similar ways in both groups of animals. PZ Myers - The Deepest Links (on Evolution)
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  • Self-confidence is a definite advantage in most areas, but wingless flight is not one of them. Times, Sunday Times
  • The common house-dwelling booklouse is wingless or its wings are reduced to small scale-like, non-functional wings.
  • She was glad not to be able to see much of the place, foul with seeping water and fungus, a chamber of old horrors where prisoners hunched under the vaults of cold stone like monstrous white insects, wingless and half-blind.
  • It was nearly identical to Pegasus, save that it was wingless and had a short argent horn pointing up from its forehead.
  • Wingless Aphids: Body light green, spindle shaped; all of legs dusky; cornicles light green, reduced and cone shaped; antennae very short and dark at tips; projection above cauda.
  • For small mobile animals (e.g., wingless soil invertebrates such as Collembola and mites), habitat selection on a very small spatial scale (microhabitat selection) enables individuals to find spatial refuges with temperature and moisture regimes adequate for survival [80]. General characteristics of arctic species and their adaptations in the context of changes in climate and ultraviolet-B radiation levels
  • Head lice are wingless insects. Times, Sunday Times
  • REVILED as a chinless, wingless, humourless, smug English twit, Alf was, in fact, the perfect ambassador for his country, Little England.
  • Females then actively collect pollen from the newly mature anthers and pack it into special structures on their mesothoracic sternites, while the wingless males tunnel back through the fig wall.
  • - (of classical temple) having columns at front or back only; (of church) lacking aisles: apterous. apterygial adj. - wingless; finless. apyretic adj. - without fever. apyrexy, n. apyrous adj. - non-inflammable. xml's Blinklist.com
  • I think the wingless "cherubs" in white are her children who were miscarried. call me a philistine if you like,
  • Eradicating the wingless, 6-mm long bugs can cost thousands of dollars. Globe and Mail
  • Cones indehiscent, from 9 to 14 cm. long, short-pedunculate, ovoid-conical or subcylindrical; apophyses dull pale nut-brown, rugose, shrinking much in drying and exposing the seeds, prolonged and tapering to a more or less reflexed tip, the umbo inconspicuous; seeds large, wingless, the spermoderm entire. The Genus Pinus
  • The winged male ants are fertile and live a pampered life underground waited on by infertile wingless male workers. Times, Sunday Times
  • The indoor ones, such as the booklouse are wingless, and can scrape away at books and other organic material.
  • Mercury's caduceus is a wrought-iron trim on a herald's wand, his helmet wingless a metal bowl.
  • The author, Jeff Eisenberg, is the CEO of Pest Away Inc., a New York City–based company that is championing the fight against the wingless, odorous, red-bodied, bloodsucking Cimex lectularius.
  • FAO has warned from Rome that Senegal faces a new wave of swarms and what scientists call hoppers, newly-hatched wingless locusts, which have been spotted along the Senegal River valley and Ferlo valley.
  • Head lice also known as pediculus humanus in medical language are flat, tiny, wingless insects which often find their way into the scalp as parasites. Home Remedies for Curing Head lice
  • Saraquael was working there, putting a wingless mannikin into a small box. SMOKE AND MIRRORS
  • Apologise that if it wasn't for me then you lot would still be buzzing round like wingless flies.
  • The first tetrapods, or land-living vertebrates, appeared during the Devonian, as did the first terrestrial arthropods, including wingless insects and the earliest arachnids.
  • Next came the four trilled vowels, and unlike the wingless race he resembled, the ava mastered them with little effort.
  • From New York to Los Angeles, the little, nighttime, creepy-crawly bloodsuckers have been moving beyond household digs, spreading their wings so to speak, as they are wingless, flightless critters to hotels, movie theaters, offices, department stores. Bill Chameides: Is Propoxur the Way to Not Let the Bedbugs Bite?
  • While the 15mm adult is heavy, barrel-shaped and wingless, the young beetles are tiny. Country diary: Orwell, Cambridgeshire
  • Voiceless, wingless, the thousands pass; from home to city from city home. The Times Literary Supplement
  • When Alf came to manage England, he dispensed with the winger altogether and built his wingless wonders.
  • Head lice are small, wingless insects that can get on the hair and scalp of humans.
  • At least two other moths, the mottled umber moth (Erannis. defoliaria), and the March moth (Alsophila aescularia) have wingless females.
  • Feeding on a milkweed leaf, tiny aphids (some winged, some wingless) are ‘tended’ by an ant, which feeds on the sweet honeydew excreted by the aphids.
  • Head lice are small wingless flat insects which move from one person to another by direct head-to-head contact and live off human blood in the scalp.
  • Lice are wingless and they cannot jump, unlike fleas, but instead they spread through physical contact.
  • - (of classical temple) having columns at front or back only; (of church) lacking aisles: apterous. apterygial adj. - wingless; finless. apyretic adj. - without fever. apyrexy, n. apyrous adj. - non-inflammable. xml's Blinklist.com
  • This brood is again wingless, and it proceeds at once to bud out several generations more, by internal gemmation, as long as the warm weather lasts. Falling in Love With Other Essays on More Exact Branches of Science
  • Poultry lice are small wingless insects with chewing mouthparts.
  • Like a wingless albatross I plummeted two storeys into an overgrown plumbago.
  • Females then actively collect pollen from the newly mature anthers and pack it into special structures on their mesothoracic sternites, while the wingless males tunnel back through the fig wall.
  • Instead of gold-glinting scales and sleek wingless bodies, these draconians were brassy and bewinged. The Dragons at War
  • The first tetrapods, or land-living vertebrates, appeared during the Devonian, as did the first terrestrial arthropods, including wingless insects and the earliest arachnids.
  • Spiders may be wingless, but they too love the sky, and deliberately seek the heights by ballooning. Times, Sunday Times
  • Think wingless jet and you are halfway there. Times, Sunday Times
  • The wingless wonders emerged on the way. Times, Sunday Times
  • The organisers have countered robustly, by emphasising that the wingless insects are nutritious, high in protein and fat-free. Times, Sunday Times
  • In the second part, I allow my fancy to play lightly with the suggestions this name arouses in me, and I make allusion very felicitously to the famous statue of the Wingless Victory, which the The God of Love
  • Direct the attention of the pupils to the difference between the male and female aphides; the males have wings, but the females are wingless. Ontario Teachers' Manuals: Nature Study
  • As for the males becoming wingless, if the male can inseminate a mobile female, then he doesn't have to worry about wings too much, because his genes can be carried off by the female.
  • There are three lineages of primitively wingless hexapods that lack a dorsal appendage branch, and one, the Archaeognatha, with such a branch.
  • However, Chrysobraya differs from Lepidostemon in having cotyledons incumbent instead of accumbent and staminal filaments toothless and wingless instead of winged and toothed.
  • Lice are wingless and they cannot jump, unlike fleas, but instead they spread through physical contact.
  • Thrips, as thysanopterans are commonly called, are slender and may be winged or wingless.
  • In the past the collembolans, proturans and two other groups; the diplurans and the thysanurans were all grouped together as the apterygotes or the wingless insects.
  • They must cover 12 miles a day, and they will see no living creature: Antarctica sustains no terrestrial life, unless you count a wingless midge reputed to hover in tiny rock cracks.
  • They are a wingless parasite that feeds on extremely small amounts of blood drawn from the scalp. The Sun
  • [Illustration: Common apple aphis showing a winged and wingless agamic summer forms at a and c, one with wing pads formed at b, and a recently born young at d. An Elementary Study of Insects
  • In hair follicle cells, for example, the wingless gene changes stem cells to skin cells.
  • Among them is the emeu, a kind of ostrich that practically is wingless. Wealth of the World's Waste Places and Oceania

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