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Definition of Brachypterous
Brachypterous Bra*chyp"ter*ous, a. [Gr. ? : cf. F.
Having short wings.
Meaning of Brachypterous from wikipedia
wings. Such animals
or their wings
may be described
". Brachypterous wings generally
are not functional
- reproductives, or neotenics, develop
neotenics) or, in rare cases, the worker
line (ergatoids). Ergatoids...
of this family display
****ual dimorphism, males
, which means
that they have reduced, non-functional wings. A unique...
can be loosely categorized
as being macropterous
(vestigial-winged), or apterous
from the male, appearing
to be wingless
glance, but is brachypterous
her head. She has a wider
- coloured spines going along
the thorax. Males
(incapable of flight) and have small reduced
wings. The forewings
- Venezuela. It is the only known
from males, which
. It is the only brachypterous species
in the family
of the order Mantodea
(mantises). They are frequently wingless
, and commonly encountered
- abdomen, which
lack. Both male and female adults
are normally brachypterous
. However, a macropterous
form, f. diluta
(described by Charpentier
- d'Histoire Naturelle. Paris. 4 (40): 381–405. Richards, O. W. (1951). "Brachypterous
Sphaeroceridae". British Museum
(Natural History) Ruwenzori
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