macropterous


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macropterous

having large wings, as in some castes of termites and ants.
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Of the 23 carabid beetle species identified in the study, only four species (Bembidion fujiyamai, Diplous depressus, Platynus sp., and Harpalus fuliginosus) were macropterous, and the remaining 19 species were brachypterous or apterous (Table 1).
It was hypothesized that macropterous individuals exhibit higher mobility and dispersal range than brachypterous individuals.
Naturally, this species is in the limigenus group (Poisson 1949), which is characterized as being macropterous with alary dimorphism rare, and with the posterolateral angles of the pronotum rounded.
The team correctly spelled slumgullion (a meat stew), macropterous (having long wings or fins) and violaceous (bluish-purple) without missing a beat to win the sixth annual Boys & Girls Club Adult Spelling Bee at the college's Weston Auditorium last night
First, there are species with highly specific nitrogen requirements which are very mobile (macropterous) and actively track specific nutritional requirements.
A particular type of dimorphism within the Insecta is that of wing dimorphism in which one morph (macropterous) possess a functional flight apparatus and the other (micropterous) is flightless.
Because the eggs used in this experiment were taken from a largely macropterous population in New Jersey and a primarily brachypterous population in Florida, it could be argued that maternal effects might contribute to any observed differences in wing form between populations.
All southern African Stenopelmatidae are obligatorily apterous, while Gryllacrididae can be either macropterous or apterous, depending on the species.
Macropterous, wings broad and elongate, well exceeding abdomen, held steeply tectiform (almost parallel to body) in repose.