Definition of Hemelytra

1. Noun. (plural of hemelytrum) ¹



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Definition of Hemelytra

1. hemelytron [n] - See also: hemelytron

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hemelytra

hematoses
hematosin
hematosis
hematotherma
hematothermal
hematotoxicity
hematoxylin
hematoxylins
hematozoa
hematozoon
hematuria
hematurias
hematuric
hemautography
heme
hemelytra (current term)
hemelytron
hemelytrum
hemeprotein
hemeral
hemeralopia
hemeralopias
hemeralopic
hemerobian
hemerobians
hemerobid
hemerobiid
hemerobiid fly
hemerobiids
hemerocallis

Literary usage of Hemelytra

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1. The Entomologist's Text Book: An Introduction to the Natural History by John Obadiah Westwood (1838)
"In some instances, the entire hemelytra are formed of membrane, or rather the substance of the corium is so much diminished that it resembles the apical ..."

2. Annals and Magazine of Natural History by William Jardine (1845)
"middle; a transverse black band, broadest externally, extends across the middle of the hemelytra, and has two yellow spots in it behind; sometimes there are ..."

3. Journal of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia (1829)
"Length to the tip of the hemelytra less than one fourth of an inch. 3. T. quadrivittata. hemelytra sanguineous with oblique green vittae and margin. Inhab. ..."

4. An Introduction to Entomology by John Henry Comstock, Anna Botsford Comstock (1888)
"C. Costal area of hemelytra furnished with a regular single or double series ... Discoidal and costal areas of hemelytra jointly elevated ; lateral margins ..."

5. Narrative of an Expedition to the Sources of St. Peter's River, Lake by William Hypolitus Keating, Stephen Harriman Long, Thomas Say, Lewis David von Schweinitz, James Edward Calhoun, Joseph Lovell (1824)
"... curved point nearly as long as the abdomen, but much shorter than the hemelytra; sides of the thorax posterior to the horns blackish-brown, ..."

6. Handbook of Medical Entomology by William Albert Riley, Oskar Augustus Johannsen (1915)
"Body covered with short hairs, only the sides of the pronotum and the hemelytra fringed with longer hairs; antennae with the third and fourth segments very ..."

7. An Introduction to the Modern Classification of Insects: Founded on the by John Obadiah Westwood (1840)
"Prothorax with the sides slightly dilated, 3-carinated; antennae long, clavate, hemelytra meeting in a straight suture; wings wanting. ..."

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