Definition of Order protura
1. Noun. Minute wingless arthropods: telsontails.
Generic synonyms: Animal Order
Group relationships: Class Hexapoda, Class Insecta, Hexapoda, Insecta
Member holonyms: Proturan, Telsontail
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Order Protura
Literary usage of Order protura
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1. Entomological News and Proceedings of the Entomological Section of the by Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia Entomological Section (1921)
"This important discovery of representatives of the order Protura in this vicinity has been reported to the Entomological Society of Washington in the form ..."
2. The Entomologist's Record and Journal of Variation by James William Tutt, Malcolm Burr (1890)
"... of the order protura taken from moss in the New Forest, Hampshire. He also drew the attention of the Society to the new Order Zoraptera just described ..."