Definition of Brachypterous. Meaning of Brachypterous. Synonyms of Brachypterous

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Definition of Brachypterous

Brachypterous
Brachypterous Bra*chyp"ter*ous, a. [Gr. ? : cf. F. brachypt[`e]re.] (Zo["o]l.) Having short wings.

Meaning of Brachypterous from wikipedia

- reduced wings. Such animals or their wings may be described as "brachypterous". Brachypterous wings generally are not functional as organs of flight and often...
- reproductives, or neotenics, develop from either the reproductive line (brachypterous neotenics) or, in rare cases, the worker line (ergatoids). Ergatoids...
- Proavga The members of this family display ****ual dimorphism, males are brachypterous, which means that they have reduced, non-functional wings. A unique...
- Mantises can be loosely categorized as being macropterous (long-winged), brachypterous (short-winged), micropterous (vestigial-winged), or apterous (wingless)...
- appearance from the male, appearing to be wingless at casual glance, but is brachypterous, having non-functional wings just below her head. She has a wider body...
- coloured spines going along the sides and underneath the thorax. Males are brachypterous (incapable of flight) and have small reduced wings. The forewings are...
- Venezuela. It is the only known from males, which are brachypterous. It is the only brachypterous species in the family Notodontidae. Females are undoubtedly...
- family of the order Mantodea (mantises). They are frequently wingless or brachypterous, and commonly encountered in desert environments, occurring from Egypt...
- abdomen, which the males lack. Both male and female adults are normally brachypterous. However, a macropterous form, f. diluta (described by Charpentier 1825)...
- d'Histoire Naturelle. Paris. 4 (40): 381–405. Richards, O. W. (1951). "Brachypterous Sphaeroceridae". British Museum (Natural History) Ruwenzori Expedition...
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