n. [Gr. protos, first; entoma, insect]
A hypothetical organism suggested as the ancestral form of winged insects; see protamphibion.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • protamphibion — n. [Gr. protos, first; amphibios, double life] (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) The hypothetical common ancestor of Plecoptera, Ephemeridae and Odonata; see protentomon …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • Protentomidae — Protentomidae …   Wikipédia en Français

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