noun, plural al·u·lae [al-yuh-lee] /ˈæl yəˌli/.
Origin of alula
Examples from the Web for alula
Historical Examples of alula
Calypter: Diptera; the alula or squama when it covers the haltere.
Dead and wounded alike were horribly mutilated by order of Alula.
Axillary incision: Diptera; an incision on inner margin of wing, near base, which separates the alula from the main part.
Axillary lobe: the sclerite covering the base of the wing in Diptera; see also alula and posterior lobe.