dipterous insect

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Synonyms for dipterous insect

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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As entomopathogens, some Fusarium species have been reported to cause moderate to high levels of infection, principally against homopterous and dipterous insects.
feltiae is especially effective against immature dipterous insects, including mushroom flies, fungus gnats, and tipulids as well some lepidopterous larvae (Grewal et al.