dictyopteran


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dictyopteran

(ˌdɪktɪˈɒptərən)
n
(Animals) any insect of the order Dictyoptera, which comprises the cockroaches and mantises
[New Latin, from Greek diktuon a net, from dikein to cast + pteron a wing]
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Adj.1.dictyopteran - of or relating to or belonging to the order Dictyoptera
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The wing-venation of the Orthoptera Saltatoria with notes on dictyopteran wing-venation.
The presence of lectins in different developmental stages of insects are reported in hemimetabolous insects, e.g., nymphs of the orthopteran Locusta migratoria (Drif & Brehelin 1994), adults of the dictyopteran Periplaneta americana (Kubo & Natori 1987), and adults of the phasmid Extatosoma tiaratum (Richards et al.