oligopneustic

adj. [Gr. oligos, few; pneustikos, of breathing]
(ARTHROPODA: Insecta)
Having one or two functional spiracles on each side, including the amphipneustic, metapneustic and propneustic.

Online Dictionary of Invertebrate Zoology. . 2005.

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  • metapneustic — adj. [Gr. meta, after; pneustikos, of breathing] (ARTHROPODA: Insecta) Said of aquatic insect larvae having only the posterior pair of spiracles open and functioning; see oligopneustic …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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