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Having long or large wings. Used of insects.

[From Greek makropteros : makro-, macro- + -pteros, winged (from pteron, wing; see -pter).]


(Zoology) (of certain animals, esp some types of ant) having large wings
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1983; Zera and Denno, 1997; Zera and Zhao, 2003; Zera, 2005; Poniatowski and Fartmann, 2009), which can promote the colonization of new habitats and areas by macropterous individuals (Ingrisch and Kohler, 1998; Simmons and Thomas, 2004).
General characteristics of the tribe are as follows: frons unicarinate, posterior margin of mesoscutellum angulate; tegmen macropterous or brachypterous, in macropterous M vein not associated with [Cu.
Material Examined: REUNION: 1 macropterous male, 1 macropterous female, 1 submacropterous female, Entre-Deux, in quiet reaches of a small tributary stream to the Sassa River, 350 m, 21[degrees]14'S, 55[degrees]29'E, 26 November 2013, in the quiet areas of a small brook, D.
All of our specimens have macropterous hindwings; however, if a different wing morph is discovered, the posterolateral corners of the pronotum probably will be of a different shape.
The team correctly spelled slumgullion (a meat stew), macropterous (having long wings or fins) and violaceous (bluish-purple) without missing a beat to win the sixth annual Boys & Girls Club Adult Spelling Bee at the college's Weston Auditorium last night
In the 16th and 17th rounds of competition, Sloan correctly spelled macropterous and dodecarchy to win the competition.
mojave; females are macropterous or brachypterous (or micropterous), and males are brachypterous.
Description of the first Recent macropterous species of Vianaidinae (Heteroptera: Tingidae) with comments on the phylogenetic relationships of the family within the Cimicomoprha.
All described members of Physoderinae are macropterous, brachypterous specimens probably representing an undescribed species of Physoderes have been deposited in some collections (W.
Brachypterous adults were released more often than nymphs and macropterous adults.
However, females are not a problem, because they are apterous or micropterous in Embolemus and macropterous in Ampulicomorpha.
During a survey for natural enemies of this plant in northern and central Argentina, macropterous and brachypterous specimens of a slender and delicate Delphacini (Hemiptera: Delphacidae) were discovered.