heteroideus
adj. [Gr. heteros, different; idios, personal]
(ARTHROPODA: Insecta)
Pertaining to larvae with a mesoseries of crochets bearing a well developed median series of hooks flanked on each end by smaller or rudimentary crochets; see homoideus.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • homoideus — adj. [Gr. homoios, like; idios, personal] (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) In larvae, denoting a mesoseries of crochets bearing well developed hooks throughout the entire series; homogeneous; see heteroideus …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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