hindwings


hindwings
n. one of back wings of a four-winged insect

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • insect — insectival /in sek tuy veuhl/, adj. /in sekt/, n. 1. any animal of the class Insecta, comprising small, air breathing arthropods having the body divided into three parts (head, thorax, and abdomen), and having three pairs of legs and usually two… …   Universalium

  • heteropteran — ▪ insect order Introduction   any member of the insect order Heteroptera, which comprises the so called true bugs. (Some authorities use the name Hemiptera; others consider both the heteropterans and the homopterans to be suborders of the… …   Universalium

  • Insect wing — Original veins and wing posture of a dragonfly. Hoverflies hovering to mate …   Wikipedia

  • Earwig — For other uses, see Earwig (disambiguation). Earwigs Temporal range: 208–0 Ma …   Wikipedia

  • Chilasa clytia — Taxobox name = Common Mime image width = 220px image caption = Common Mime Chilasa clytia form dissimilis photographed in Cochin, Kerala. regnum = Animalia phylum = Arthropoda classis = Insecta ordo = Lepidoptera familia = Papilionidae genus =… …   Wikipedia

  • orthopteran — /awr thop teuhr euhn/, adj. 1. orthopterous. n. 2. an orthopterous insect. [1895 1900; < NL Orthopter(a) (see ORTHOPTERON) + AN] * * * ▪ insect Introduction   broadly, any member of one of four insect orders. Orthopteran has come to be regarded… …   Universalium

  • Papilio clytia — form dissimilis Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia

  • Bandwing — Bandwings Austroicetes vulgaris Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia …   Wikipedia

  • Elymnias hypermnestra — Common Palmfly Common Palmfly, race caudata photographed in southern India Scientific classification Kingdom: Animalia …   Wikipedia

  • Xestia — ochreago, the type species Scientific classification Kingdom …   Wikipedia


Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.