Words nearby apterous
How to use apterous in a sentence
Fleas are apterous, walk but little, but leap to a height equal to two hundred times that of their own body.The Book of Curiosities|I. Platts
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
Male and female larv similar, apterous, naked or covered, active.
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
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