two-winged insects


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Synonyms for two-winged insects

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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Vortex formation during tethered flight of functionally and morphologically two-winged insects, including evolutionary considerations on insect flight.