coleoptery


coleoptery
n. (ARTHROPODA: Insecta)
In some Hemiptera, the corium and membrane of the hemeletron are not well differentiated, with the hemeletron appearing like a beetle\'s elytron. coliform adj. [L. colum, sieve; forma, shape]
Sieve-like, cribriform.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.


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