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dip·ter·an

(dip'tĕr-an),
Denoting insects of the order Diptera.

dipteran

(dĭp′tər-ən)
n.
Any of numerous insects of the order Diptera, characterized by a single pair of membranous wings and a pair of club-shaped balancing organs, and including the housefly and the mosquitoes.

dip′ter·an adj.

dip·ter·an

(dip'tĕr-an)
Denoting insects of the order Diptera.
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Fig. 133 Dipteran . A fly of the family Stratiomyidae.

dipteran

any two-winged fly of the order Diptera in the class Insecta. Dipterans are ENDOPTERYGOTES and have the hind pair of wings very much reduced to form HALTERES which are used for balance in flight.
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The Dipteran families of Calliphoridae and Sarcophagidae would be expected to be more prevalent in an area where humans and livestock live.
Colepterans, Lepidopterans, Dipterans, and Hemipterans consistently have been identified in the diets of eastern pipistrelles.
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To conclude, the in-silico analysis indicate that mutations of one or two amino acids in loop 2 of Domain II cannot impart any remarkable difference in insect specificity and toxicity spectrum for both lepidopteran and dipteran insect species as compare to wildtype.
Additional studies in other localities are needed to properly document the assemblages of dipteran ectoparasites of bats and to provide a better understanding of the structure of those parasitic communities and of the relationships between ectoparasites and their hosts.
This study represents the contribution to the knowledge about dipteran communities in native ecosystems in Uruguay.
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Survey for hymenopteran and dipteran parasitoids of the fall armyworm (Lepidoptera: Noctuidae) in Chiapas, Mexico.
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Based on the insecticidal activity of Bt, commercial bioinsecticides have been developed for the control of lepidopteran, dipteran, and coleopteran larvae of economic importance (Glare and O'Callahan 2000).