subimago


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subimago

(ˌsʌbɪˈmeɪɡəʊ)
n, pl -imagoes or -imagines (-ɪˈmædʒəˌniːz)
(Zoology) the first winged stage of the mayfly, with dull opaque wings, known to anglers as a dun, before it metamorphoses into the shiny gauzy imago or spinner. See also dun23, spinner6
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Samples were collected 13 June 2013 to coincide with the emergence of subimago H.
Nymphs and adults were associated by shared color pattern of a pharate male subimago inside the nymphal cuticle; and a female mature nymph with the same coloration of adult female.
The former monotypic genus Oligoneuria Pictet was known solely by a female subimago of the type-species Oligoneuria anomala Pictet.
Mayfly nymph - The mayfly is unique in having a winged subimago stage, also called a dun, which molts into the adult stage.
Los estados inmaduros son acuaticos y los adultos poseen un estadio alado adicional, el subimago, unico dentro de los insectos actuales.