dipterous insect definition

  • noun:
    • insects having usually just one couple of practical wings (anterior set) with all the posterior pair decreased to small knobbed structures and lips parts modified for sucking or lapping or piercing
    • bugs having usually just one pair of useful wings (anterior pair) aided by the posterior set paid off to little knobbed structures and mouth parts modified for drawing or lapping or piercing
    • bugs having usually an individual pair of practical wings (anterior pair) aided by the posterior set decreased to tiny knobbed structures and lips parts modified for drawing or lapping or piercing

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