Origin of apterous
Examples from the Web for apterous
It is an apterous genus, and of eminently sluggish habits; and what is the consequence?
It appears to be apterous, and is said in scent and colour to resemble the bed-bug.An Introduction to Entomology: Vol. I (of 4)|William Kirby
In the autumn, however, the eggs which are laid give rise in part to winged forms and in part to apterous forms.The Works of Francis Maitland Balfour, Volume II (of 4)|Francis Maitland Balfour
Those which resemble the perfect insect, except that they are apterous, or not yet furnished with organs of flight.An Introduction to Entomology: Vol. III (of 4)|William Kirby
That of the glowworm (Lampyridæ) is not unlike the apterous female.On the Origin and Metamorphoses of Insects|Sir John Lubbock