• Definition for "Endopterygota"
    • A taxonomic superorder in the infraclass Neoptera —…
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  • Sentence for "Endopterygota"
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Endopterygota definition

  • proper-noun:
    • A taxonomic superorder in the infraclass Neoptera — numerous winged pests. Particularly the Endopterygota tend to be pests having a so-called "full metamorphosis", for which reason additionally they are known as the "Holometabola". The typical metamorphosis includes a life period of: egg -- larva -- pupa -- adult or imago. Comparison this with all the Exopterygota and Apterygota.
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