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Two-winged insects   /tu-wɪŋd ˈɪnsˌɛkts/   Listen
Two-winged insects

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, dipterous insect.






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Words linked to "Two-winged insects" :   crane fly, bee killer, daddy longlegs, sciara, balancer, gallfly, robber fly, halter, mosquito, gnat, Diptera, gall midge, order Diptera, hippoboscid, fly, louse fly, haltere, pomace fly, dipteron, sciarid, fungus gnat, insect, fruit fly, gall gnat



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