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Definition 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 - [noun denoting animal]

Synonyms for dipterous insect in the sense of this definition

(dipterous insect is a kind of ...) small air-breathing arthropod

(... is a kind of dipterous insect ) long-legged slender flies that resemble large mosquitoes but do not bite

(... is a kind of dipterous insect ) minute blackish gregarious flies destructive to mushrooms and seedlings

(... is a kind of dipterous insect ) mosquito-like insect whose larvae feed on fungi or decaying vegetation

(... is a kind of dipterous insect ) any of various small biting flies: midges; biting midges; black flies; sand flies

(... is a kind of dipterous insect ) two-winged insect whose female has a long proboscis to pierce the skin and suck the blood of humans and animals

(... is a kind of dipterous insect ) bloodsucking dipterous fly parasitic on birds and mammals

(... is a kind of dipterous insect ) any of numerous small insects whose larvae feed on fruits

(... is a kind of dipterous insect ) swift predatory fly having a strong body like a bee with the proboscis hardened for sucking juices of other insects captured on the wing

(... is a kind of dipterous insect ) two-winged insects characterized by active flight

(... is a kind of dipterous insect ) fragile mosquito-like flies that produce galls on plants

(dipterous insect is a part of ...) either of the rudimentary hind wings of dipterous insects; used for maintaining equilibrium during flight

(... is a member of dipterous insect) a large order of insects having a single pair of wings and sucking or piercing mouths; includes true flies and mosquitoes and gnats and crane flies

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