Hemelytra
Hemelytron Hem*el"y*tron (? or ?), Hemelytrum Hem*el"y*trum (-tr[u^]m cf. {Elytron}, 277),, n.; pl. {Hemelytra}. [NL. See {Hemi}, and {Elytron}.] (Zo["o]l.) One of the partially thickened anterior wings of certain insects, as of many Hemiptera, the earwigs, etc. [1913 Webster]

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  • hemelytron — [he mel′itrəm] n. pl. hemelytra [he mel′itrəhe mel′i trän΄] n. hemelytra [he mel′itrə] [ModL < HEM(I) + ELYTRON] either of the forewings of hemipteran insects, having a thickened basal portion and a membranous end: also hemelytrum [he… …   English World dictionary

  • Настоящие щитники — У этого термина существуют и другие значения, см. Щитники (значения). ? Настоящие щитники Graphosoma lineatum …   Википедия

  • Hemelytron — Hem*el y*tron (? or ?), Hemelytrum Hem*el y*trum ( tr[u^]m cf. {Elytron}, 277),, n.; pl. {Hemelytra}. [NL. See {Hemi}, and {Elytron}.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of the partially thickened anterior wings of certain insects, as of many Hemiptera, the earwigs …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Hemelytrum — Hemelytron Hem*el y*tron (? or ?), Hemelytrum Hem*el y*trum ( tr[u^]m cf. {Elytron}, 277),, n.; pl. {Hemelytra}. [NL. See {Hemi}, and {Elytron}.] (Zo[ o]l.) One of the partially thickened anterior wings of certain insects, as of many Hemiptera,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hemelytron — noun (plural hemelytra) Etymology: New Latin, from hemi + elytron Date: circa 1889 one of the basally thickened anterior wings of various insects (as true bugs) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • hemipteran — noun Etymology: ultimately from Greek hēmi + pteron wing more at feather Date: circa 1864 any of a large order (Hemiptera) of hemimetabolous insects (as the true bugs) that have hemelytra and mouthparts adapted to piercing and sucking •… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Hemiptera — Taxobox | name = Hemiptera| image caption = Acanthosoma haemorrhoidale , a shield bug image width = 240px image2 width = 240px image2 caption = Aphids regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda classis = Insecta ordo = Hemiptera ordo authority =… …   Wikipedia

  • Heteroptera — Taxobox name = Heteroptera image width = 240px image caption = Gerris najas , a pondskater regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda subphylum = Hexapoda classis = Insecta subclassis = Pterygota infraclassis = Neoptera superordo = Exopterygota ordo …   Wikipedia

  • Gelastocoridae — Taxobox name = Toad bugs image caption = Gelastocoridae at the edge of the Eel River, California regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda classis = Insecta ordo = Hemiptera subordo = Heteroptera infraordo = Nepomorpha familia = Gelastocoridae… …   Wikipedia

  • Insect wing — Original veins and wing posture of a dragonfly. Hoverflies hovering to mate …   Wikipedia

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