Definition of Hymenopteron

1. Noun. Insects having two pairs of membranous wings and an ovipositor specialized for stinging or piercing.




Definition of Hymenopteron

1. [n -TERA or -TERONS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hymenopteron

hymenolepiasis
hymenolepidid
hymenolepis
hymenology
hymenomycetes
hymenophoral trama
hymenophore
hymenophores
hymenoplasties
hymenoplasty
hymenopter
hymenoptera
hymenopteral
hymenopteran
hymenopterans
hymenopteron (current term)
hymenopterons
hymenopterous
hymenopterous insect
hymenopters
hymenorrhaphies
hymenostomatida
hymenotomy
hymens
hymenæal
hymie
hymies
hymn
hymn-book

Literary usage of Hymenopteron

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1. The Entomologist's Monthly Magazine by Nathaniel Lloyd and Company (1902)
"... a hymenopteron new to the British list captured at Wallasey by Mr. Fredk. Birch, who also exhibited on behalf of the Rev. ..."

2. Medical and Veterinary Entomology: A Textbook for Use in Schools and by William Brodbeck Herms (1915)
"The maxillae have evidently become fused with the fleshy elbow of the proboscis and only the prominent maxillary palpi remain. hymenopteron Type. ..."

3. A Laboratory Guide to the Study of Parasitology by William Brodbeck Herms (1913)
"Draw side and front view of grasshopper's head; also make a drawing of each mouthpart separately, labelling all parts. B. hymenopteron type. ..."

4. Bulletin by Bureau of Biological Survey, United States (1889)
"parts of a hymenopteron ... legs of a minute hymenopteron ; one leg of a spider. No. 5713.—Young female; July 14,1887, Washington, DC Contents: Vory small ..."

5. The Cambridge Natural History by Arthur Everett Shipley, Sidney Frederic Harmer (1899)
"We may remind the reader that this hymenopteron has not the art of stinging its ... This hymenopteron has a habit of catching the largest and most active ..."

6. Western Diptera: Descriptions of New Genera and Species of Diptera from the by Carl Robert Osten-Sacken (1877)
"... hymenopteron which builds these nests is very probably a Pelo- ... flying round a hole in a pine log, probably containing the nest of some hymenopteron. ..."

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