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- pairs are often referred to as the forewings and hindwings, respectively, though a few insects lack hindwings, even rudiments. The wings are strengthened by...
- wing-cases for the hindwings underneath, which are used for flying. To fly, a beetle typically opens the elytra and then extends the hindwings, flying while...
- notable feature of the moth is its large, purplish eyespots on its two hindwings. The eyespots give it its name – from the Gr**** myth of the cyclops Polyphemus...
- than the hindwings and hardened at the base, while the hindwing is membranous, with straight veins and numerous cross-veins. At rest, the hindwings are held...
- black spot as on the upperside; terminal margins of both forewings and hindwings with minute black, short, transverse slender lines at the apices of the...
- deterrent effect on a variety of predators. The elongated tails of the hindwings are thought to confuse the echolocation detection used by predatory bats...
- in the region. It is distinctive due to its habit of resting with its hindwings held further forward than (but still half hidden by) the forewings. Adults...
- Between these, the midfield of the wing is usually slightly darker. The hindwings are similar in colour but unmarked. The moth lives in the whole Palearctic...
- Paleoanthropology. Xu also considered these specimens, most of which had hindwings and proportional differences from the original Microraptor specimen, to...
- cover the hindwings like the elytra of a beetle, rather than to fly. Most species have short and leather-like forewings with very thin hindwings, though...