dipteran


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  • noun

Synonyms for dipteran

insects having usually a single pair of functional wings (anterior pair) with the posterior pair reduced to small knobbed structures and mouth parts adapted for sucking or lapping or piercing

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numbers and species) of dipteran specimens with the highest number collected from the spring raccoon carcass in the field for 24 d.
This case draws the attention of urologists and laboratoreans of the possibility of detecting dipteran flies' larvae in urine and urinary myiasis as an unusual cause of urinary tract infection.
Mosquitoes and other dipteran vectors can be dispersed by wind (Service 1997), but ticks need hosts for their dispersal to effect range expansion.
A small number of other dipteran species, including the stable fly Stomoxys calcitrans (L.
31) were the survey periods with highest loadings on axis 2 which described a gradient influenced by copepods, dipteran larvae, diatoms, protozoa, fish and bivalves (Fig.
Myiasis is the infestation of human or animal tissue by larvae of dipteran flies.
Dipteran species collected tended to be the larger, more obvious species, but they represented a variety of niches.
Multilocus microsatellites have also been observed in some other organisms such as dipteran (Wilder & Hollocher 2001), barley (Ramsay et al.
Previous surveys have revealed the presence of several culicine mosquito species including Aedes w-albus, and the predatory mosquitoes Toxorhynchites splendens from this region (1), and a few other dipteran species that dominate the detritivore trophic level of the aquatic insect communities (3,4).
Finally, in the logistic regression analysis, the presence/absence of co-habiting dipteran parasite (in cells from which adult wasps completed development) was not related to the sex of the adult wasp emerging from a cell; thus, there was no evidence that the parasites were more or less likely to attack cells with female offspring.
The web could be nothing other than evil, from the dipteran perspective; it is not "very good," but then turned to destructive purposes by the fly and the spider, for it exists only to destroy the fly.
Example topics are gall-inducing scale insects, the phylogeny of gall midges, dipteran leaf miners, the biology and evolution of braconid gall wasps, and gall flies on Myrtaceae as a mutualistic association between flies and nematodes.
The dipteran depicted is a tipulid or crane fly and is easily distinguished from a mosquito by the shape of wings, head, and abdomen, and lack of piercing-sucking mouthparts.