• Definition for "bristletail"
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bristletail definition

  • noun:
    • some of various wingless bugs regarding the purchase Thysanura, like the silverfish, having bristlelike posterior appendages.
    • any one of numerous little active pests associated with the order Thysanura, having several bristles after their particular abdomen and therefore don't have wings.
    • An insect of this genera Lepisma, Campodea, etc., of the Thysanura.
    • a typical name associated with thysanurous bugs of this suborder Cinura: so named through the long filiform abdominal appendages. They are of genera Campodea, Lepisma, etc. See cut under Campodea.
    • among the numerous names borne by the ruddy duck, Erismatura rubida, offered due to the stiff tail-feathers.
    • small wingless pest with an extended bristlelike tail
    • some of numerous wingless insects of purchase Thysanura, like the silverfish, having bristlelike posterior appendages.
    • some of numerous tiny active insects of this order Thysanura, that have two or three bristles at the end of their abdomen and therefore do not have wings.
    • An insect of this genera Lepisma, Campodea, etc., from the Thysanura.
    • a standard title associated with the thysanurous insects regarding the suborder Cinura: so called from long filiform abdominal appendages. They've been associated with the genera Campodea, Lepisma, etc. See cut under Campodea.
    • One of the many names borne because of the ruddy duck, Erismatura rubida, offered due to the rigid tail-feathers.
    • small wingless insect with a lengthy bristlelike end
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