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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chinensis strain CT-43 is highly toxic to lepidopterous and dipterous insects. It forms various ICPs consisting of Cry1Aa3, Cry1Ba1, Cry1Ia14, Cry2Aa9, and Cry2Ab1 which is very toxic to diptarian insect (Jieping et al., 2011).
These dipterous insects are potential mechanical vectors for etiological agents such as viruses, bacteria, protozoan cysts and helminth eggs (Greenberg, 1971; Marchiori, 2006).
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., 2005).