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...
- Mantises can be loosely categorized as being macropterous (long-winged), brachypterous (short-winged), micropterous (vestigial-winged), or apterous (wingless)...
- from the male, appearing to be wingless at a casual glance, but is brachypterous, having non-functional wings just below her head. She has a wider body...
- wings. Most species are macropterous (having long wings), but a few brachypterous (short-winged) and apterous (no wings) species are known. Spider wasps...
- abdomen, which the males lack. Both male and female adults are normally brachypterous. However, a macropterous form, f. diluta (described by Charpentier 1825)...
- Venezuela. It is the only known from males, which are brachypterous. It is the only brachypterous species in the family Notodontidae. Females are undoubtedly...
- ptérugos), (pterugōtós), πτερίσκος apterous, apterygote, archaeopteryx, brachypterous, brachyptery, Chiroptera, chiropterologist, Endopterygota, exopterygote...
- water striders in the nymphal stage results in a higher percentage of brachypterous adults developing flight muscles. These flight muscles allow for the...
- 8 inches (20 cm) long. The females are further described as "heavy-bodied, brachypterous and (having) numerous spines and integumental expansions on the face...
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