Origin of wing case
Examples from the Web for wing-case
Here was the hind-leg of one of the smaller beetles, there the wing-case of a flying creature.The Forgotten Planet|Murray Leinster
Certainly this resembles a rough sketch of the future wing-case; but how different from the mature structure!Social Life in the Insect World|J. H. Fabre
On the right side of the body, in fig. 3, the wing has been folded up, and is covered by the wing-case.Chatterbox, 1905.|Various
Shard, shrd, n. a fragment, as of an earthen vessel: the wing-case of a beetle.
The instrument by which it produces its music is contrived out of the ordinary nervures of the wing-case.The Western World|W.H.G. Kingston