fore wing


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  • noun

Synonyms for fore wing

either of the anterior pair of wings on an insect that has four wings

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Wings hyaline, fore wing with a infuscation on radial and radiomedial crossveins.
85 times as wide as scutellar disc; fore wing with area immediately behind basal vein bare (Fig.
Fore wings infuscated below marginal vein, with dark and strong setae on disc, apical half of disc with short, thin and light setation; marginal vein slightly infuscated.
Fore wing clear, almost reaching tip of metasoma, two-thirds as long as entire body, 2.
Pinned, right antennal segments III-IV, right fore leg distad of coxa, right mid leg distad of femur, and right wings missing, left fore wing except extreme base missing, left fore wing of another specimen fixed with glue to the scutellum, left antennal segments IIa-IV glued on label [1]; genital capsule removed, preserved in plastic microvial with glycerol, pinned with the specimen ([male]).
can easily be identified by the absence of the fore wing (RS+M)a vein, which separates it from the other species of the genus.
3x as long as wide; mesoscutum with three longitudinal rows of setae; fore wing 3.
Diaparsis may be distinguished from both of these genera by the fore wing, which has the posterior section of the postnervulus developed (thus the brachial cell is closed) and from Sathropterus also by the presence of a second recurrent vein.
Mesosoma is normal for the genus; fore wing proximal to linea calva with a single complete line of setae, occasionally with few setae in an angle between the line and marginal vein.
In the European and North American faunas, Allantinae can be clearly identified by possession a fully developed (closed) and barely medially constricted fore wing anal cell, which in Blennocampinae is basally reduced (open, or petiolate), except in Lycaotini (Goulet 1992), where it is complete but strongly constricted.
This combined with their overlapping fore wings gives them a low flapping frequency and a severely restricted wing motion.
Externally, the new genus looks like the Australian genus Alleloplasis Waterhouse, 1839, one of the most peculiar and bizarre planthopper genera, characterized by extremely narrow and long fore wings (stenopterism) and by the presence of sensory pits on abdominal sternites in the imago (Fig.