• Definition for "euplexoptera"
    • An order of insects, including the earwig. The…
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euplexoptera definition

  • noun-plural:
    • An order of insects, including the earwig. The anterior wings are short, in the form of elytra, while the posterior wings fold up beneath them. See earwig.
    • An order of bugs, including the earwig. The anterior wings tend to be brief, by means of elytra, even though the posterior wings fold up beneath them. See earwig.
  • others:
    • An aberrant suborder of orthopterous insects, or an order of insects, the same as Dermaptera, constituted by the earwigs or Forficulidæ: so called from the crosswise and lengthwise folding of the under wings. See Forficulidæ. Also Euplecoptera.
    • An aberrant suborder of orthopterous insects, or an order of bugs, just like Dermaptera, constituted because of the earwigs or Forficulidæ: so-called from the crosswise and lengthwise folding of this underneath wings. See Forficulidæ. In Addition Euplecoptera.
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