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an order of insects, including flies, gnats, and mosquitoes.


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]


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]

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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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Remating behavior in Anastrepha fraterculus (Diptera: Tephritidae) females is affected by male juvenile hormone analog treatment but not by male sterilization.
Species groups of Oriental Ptecticus Loew including descriptions of ten new species with a revised identification key to the Oriental species (Diptera: Stratiomyidae).
Observations on the Coelotanypodini of the Northeastern States, with Keys to the Known Stages (Diptera: Chironomidae: Tanypodinae).
A revision of Neosilba McAlpine with a key to world genera of Lonchaeidae (Diptera).
Se identifico a la mosca Gymnoclytia (Diptera: Tachinidae) como parasitoide controlador biologico natural de Euschistus heros en cultivos de soja de Paraguay, siendo el primer registro para el cultivo de soja en Paraguay.
(2011) Taxonomy of Brazilian Psychoda Latreille, 1796 (Diptera, Psychodidae) with the description of thirteen new species.
Contribution to the knowledge of the Neotropical species of Smeryngolaphria Hermann, 1912 (Diptera: Asilidae: Laphriinae).
Neste sentido, esse trabalho se propos a identificar os estudos publicados na literatura que avaliaramas informacoes sobre as preferencias de microhabitat da familia Simuliidae (Diptera) na regiao Neotropical.