n. [Gr. protos, first; amphibios, double life]
The hypothetical common ancestor of Plecoptera, Ephemeridae and Odonata; see protentomon.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • protentomon — n. [Gr. protos, first; entoma, insect] (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) A hypothetical organism suggested as the ancestral form of winged insects; see protamphibion …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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