Pseudohalteres
Pseudohalter Pseu`do*hal"ter, n.; pl. {Pseudohalteres}. [NL. See {Pseudo-}, and {Halteres}.] (Zo["o]l.) One of the rudimentary front wings of certain insects ({Stylops}). They resemble the halteres, or rudimentary hind wings, of Diptera. [1913 Webster]

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  • pseudohalteres — n. pl. [Gr. pseudos, false; halter, balancer] (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) In Strepsiptera (stylopids), the anterior wings represented by small club like processes that function like the halteres of Diptera …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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  • Pseudohalter — Pseu do*hal ter, n.; pl. {Pseudohalteres}. [NL. See {Pseudo }, and {Halteres}.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of the rudimentary front wings of certain insects ({Stylops}). They resemble the halteres, or rudimentary hind wings, of Diptera. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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