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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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The following 17 Dipteran families were recorded for both sites: Tabanidae, Stratiomyidae, Asilidae, Culicidae, Mycetophilidae, Tachinidae, Muscidae, Tipulidae, Anthomyiidae, Bombyliidae, Tanypezidae, Syrphidae, Sciaridae, Pipunculidae, Chironomidae, Dolichopodidae, and Conopidae.
Department of Agriculture for identifying the unknown Dipteran seed predator.
The extraordinary long mouthparts found in members of the dipteran families Tabanidae and Nemestrinidae in South Africa probably evolved through diffuse coevolution with a variety of long-tubed, nectar-producing flowers, as was suggested for orchids and their long-tongued hawkmoth pollinators in Madagascar by Nilsson et al.
A composite sample of subadult bonytail and roundtail chub (Gila robusta) from Green River, Utah, ate mostly chironomid dipteran larvae and nymphs of mayflies (Ephemeroptera) when small, shifting to floating items (e.
In addition, we documented the presence of four species of soft-bodied dipterans.
This is evident in case of insects (21) and fishes (22-24), where the predatory efficacy against dipterans and other prey vary owing to the vegetations that act as prey refuge.
Necrotic egg and hat chling remains are key factors attracting dipterans to sea turtle (Caretta caretta, Chelonia mydas, Natator depressus) nests in Central Queensland, Australia.
The following 19 species are added to the list of Arkansas endemics: two fungi, three gastropods, one araneid, two opilionids, two pseudoscorpions, one diplopod, three collembolans, two trichopterans, one coleopteran, one dipteran, and one hymenopteran.
The Dipterans (flies) accounted for nearly half of the collections (48.
Two invertebrates, Drosophila melanogaster (a dipteran fly) and Caenorhabditis elegans (a nematode), also have complete genetic and physical maps; the complete nucleotide sequence of the latter is expected in the near future.
The composition of pumpkinseed and redear diets was explored by categorizing prey items by type: (1) amphipods, (2) dipteran larvae, (3) nymphs of Odonata, Ephemeroptera, and Trichoptera, (4) snails, (5) zooplankton, and (6) other miscellaneous prey including coleopterans, mites, annelids, hemipterans, etc.
1981) raised the study of dipteran chromosomal evolution to a higher phylogenetic level by comparing linkage maps (consisting primarily of morphological markers) of Drosophila, Musca (housefly), and Lucilia (blowfly).
The second subcategory contained the non-hymenopteran predators, including the arachnid order Arenae; coleopteran families Cantharidae, Carabidae, and Coccinellidae; dipteran families Syrphidae and Tachinidae; and hemipteran families Anthocoridae, Geocoridae, Nabidae, and Reduviidae.
Also the binding interactions of individual residues with different lepidopteran and dipteran receptors have been predicted.