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Diptera

 [dip´ter-ah]
an order of insects, including flies, gnats, and mosquitoes.

Dip·ter·a

(dip'tĕr-ă),
An important order of insects (the two-wing flies and gnats), including many significant disease vectors such as the mosquito, tsetse fly, sandfly, and biting midge.
[G. di-, two, + pteron, wing]

Diptera

/Dip·tera/ (dip´ter-ah) an order of insects, including flies, gnats, and mosquitoes.

Dip·ter·a

(dip'tĕr-ă)
An important order of insects (the two-winged flies and gnats); it includes many significant disease vectors (e.g., mosquito, tsetse fly, sandfly, and biting midge).
[G. di-, two, + pteron, wing]

Diptera

an order of insects with two wings, including flies, gnats and mosquitoes.

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Q. can pregnant women fly in airplanes? Please reply me asap. Thank You. My wife is having the symptoms of pregnancy. We have planned to go on a tour to London. I have a doubt; can pregnant women fly in airplanes? Please reply me asap. Thank You.

A. If you have a normal, healthy pregnancy, it can be perfectly safe to fly during most of it. Discuss your trip plans with your doctor or midwife, however, before booking your flight. In certain high-risk cases, your healthcare provider may advise you to stay close to home throughout your pregnancy.

You may find that your second trimester — weeks 14 to 27 — is a perfect time to fly. Once you're past the first trimester, in all likelihood your morning sickness will be behind you, your energy levels will be higher, and your chances of miscarriage will be low. However, you shouldn't travel after 36 weeks.

in early pregnancy, you'd better consult with your ob-gyn doctor first.

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A large number of dipteran species are associated with moisture and decay at the ground level, as demonstrated by the large number of species captured.
Among blood feeding dipterans, authors have assumed that the spines on the tarsi might be playing the role in contact chemoreception in black flies, Simulium vittatum Zetterstedt and Similium venustum Say (17,19).
Dipterans, mostly midges, were heavily eaten in May (15.
Amorim & Pires (1996) presented a general area cladogram based on several groups of neotropical dipterans (Ditomyiidae, Sciaridae and Scatopsidae) and monkeys (Callitrichidae).
In all roosts, coleopterans were the most frequently consumed prey items followed by hemipterans, lepidopterans, and dipterans.
Similarly, size and duration of the swarm as well as when it is formed are consistent with the general characteristics described for mating swarms in other dipterans (Nielsen & Haeger 1960; Charlwood et al.
lepidopterans, dipterans, and hymenopterans) were captured in light traps during March-May (Black, 1974).
Females more often fed on large prey bundles prepared by the host (21% of feeding events) than did males, who were never observed feeding on prey bundles, but rather fed on small prey (tiny dipterans and homopterans) caught on the spiral strands, but unnoticed by the host.
In the past decade, the importance of the various studies on frugivorous dipterans (Tephritidae and Lonchaeidae) in the Brazilian Amazon has been recognized, especially those focused on diversity, geographic distribution, and host identification.
Differences in the composition of sex pheromone in Dipterans, within cryptic species complexes, have recently been found in Dasineura oxycoccana (Johnson) (Diptera: Cecidomyiidae) midges collected from cranberry (Vaccinium macrocarpon Aiton; Ericaceae) and from highbush blueberry (Vaccinium corymbosum L.
Soft-bodied larva, especially dipterans, are extremely difficult to observe via SEM using typical preparation methods without the induction of shrinkage and deformation, which can greatly obscure important features.
Insects commonly taken by red-winged blackbirds include odonates, lepidopterans, and dipterans (Orians & Horn 1969).