Origin of Diptera
- a dipterous insect.
Origin of dipteron
Examples from the Web for diptera
Historical Examples of diptera
Microchaetae: small bristles, as opposed to macrochaetae, in Diptera.
Metapleural bristles: in Diptera, are inserted in the metapleura.
Humeral bristles: in Diptera, are situated on the humeral callus.
Dipterous: belonging to or having the characters of Diptera.
Calypter: Diptera; the alula or squama when it covers the haltere.
- An order of insects comprising the true flies, characterized by a single pair of membranous wings and a pair of club-shaped balancing organs, and including many important disease vectors such as the mosquito, tsetse fly, and sandfly.