forewing


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Wikipedia.

forewing

(fôr′wĭng′)
n.
Either of a pair of anterior wings of a four-winged insect.
References in periodicals archive ?
Forewing is yellow ochraceous with black wavy bands on the upper margin, double wavy line run along the margin of forewing and hindwing.
Sex Female Male Forewing Left 6 4 Right 4 4 Hindwing Left 4 4 Right 4 4 Table 4: Top three best fit models for the left and right Fore- and Hind wings of male and female J.
forewing length of right side; FWLL = forewing length of left side; HWLR= hindwing length of right side; HWLL=
Only the forewing pair is present in dipterous flies (Diptera), some Syntomidae (Lepidoptera), tiny wasps (Hymenoptera: Mymarommatidae, Mymaridae), Nemopteridae (Neuroptera), scale insects (Heteroptera: Coccoidea), and some mayflies (Ephemeroptera).
Forewing long and narrow, clavus with continuous vitta parallel to suture.
1991 (only right forewing observed; paratype); QM pinned collection, Charmillin Ck.
Tops of all six blades of forewing terminated by distinct black spots.
In this sense, the objective of this work was to characterise morphologically some species of Brazilian Fidicinoides, prcsenting illustrations of the head, thorax, abdomen, right forewing and male sternite VIII of the species F.