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Dipterous insect

noun
1.
Insects having usually a single pair of functional wings (anterior pair) with the posterior pair reduced to small knobbed structures and mouth parts adapted for sucking or lapping or piercing.  Synonyms: dipteran, dipteron, two-winged insects.






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