Definition for diptera (2 of 2)
noun, plural dip·ter·a [dip-ter-uh] /ˈdɪp tər ə/.
Origin of dipteron
Examples from the Web for diptera
The Development of the Diptera is, however, as Weissman62 has shown, very abnormal in other respects.On the Origin and Metamorphoses of Insects|Sir John Lubbock
Holoptic: Diptera in which the eyes of male are contiguous between vertex and antennae: see dichoptic.
Antennal process: Diptera; the frontal protuberance upon which the antennae are inserted.
Setula: a small stiff bristle or seta: in Diptera, the small thorn at the end of the subcosta.
Pupipara: a series of Diptera, in which the females do not extrude the young until they have reached the stage ready to pupate.