archedictyon


archedictyon
n. [Gr. arche, beginning; diktyon, net]
(ARTHROPODA: Insecta)
The irregular network of cuticular ridges on the wings of many fossils.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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