Definición de Pterygota en inglés:

Pterygota

Saltos de línea: Ptery|gota
Pronunciación: /ˈtɛrɪgəʊtə
 
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Entomology
  • A large group of insects that comprises those that have wings or winged ancestors, including the majority of modern species. Compare with Apterygota.
    • Subclass Pterygota, class Insecta (or Hexapoda): many orders
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    • In most insects (the Pterygota) the thorax posses one or two pairs of wings for flying.
    • It is possible that Pterygota occurred as early as the Upper Devonian, but, again, there is no evidence for this.

Derivativos

pterygote

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  • Winged insects, or pterygotes, have radiated into over 100 times more species than all of the winged vertebrate lineages combined. They include all of the commonly encountered insects; the most common non-pterygote insect lineage are the Thysanura (silverfish and firebrats).
  • While earliest insects were terrestrial, earliest pterygotes had aquatic immatures.

Origen

modern Latin (plural), from Greek pterugōtos 'winged', from pteron, pterug- 'wing'.

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