from The Century Dictionary.
- Having conspicuous neuration of the wings; netted-winged; specifically, pertaining to the Neuroptera, or having their characters. Also
neuropteral. See cut under nervure.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- adjective (Zoöl.) Neuropteral.
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- adjective Dated form of
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Biomorphotica: those neuropterous insects in which the pupa is active.
Mecoptera: long-winged: neuropterous insects with similar, large, unfolded wings; mouth mandibulate, prolonged into a beak: head free; thorax agglutinated; transformations complete: the scorpion flies or Panorpidae.
Belongs to the class of neuropterous insects called Gryllidae.
Leydig found auditory rods in the antennæ of _Dyticus marginalis_ (Furneaux ), the giant water-beetle, and I myself have observed them in _Corydalis cornuta_ and other neuropterous insects.
The figures on this specimen appear to be intended as representations of some neuropterous insect, but possibly they represent birds.
Illustrated Catalogue Of The Collections Obtained From The Indians Of New Mexico And Arizona In 1879 Second Annual Report of the Bureau of Ethnology to the Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, 1880-81, Government Printing Office, Washington, 1883, pages 307-428
It is one of the _neuropterous_ tribe, or those with nerved wings.