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  Definition of Dipteron
  1. insects having usually a single pair of functional wings (anterior pair) with the posterior pair reduced to small knobbed structures and mouth parts adapted for sucking or lapping or piercing
Similar Words: dipterous insect, two-winged insects, dipteran

 

Hyponyms: gall midge, gallfly, gall gnat, fly, robber fly, bee killer, fruit fly, pomace fly, louse fly, hippoboscid, mosquito, gnat, fungus gnat, sciara, sciarid, crane fly, daddy longlegs

 

Member Meronyms: Diptera, order Diptera

 

 
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