order Plecoptera


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Noun1.order Plecoptera - stoneflies
animal order - the order of animals
class Hexapoda, class Insecta, Hexapoda, Insecta - insects; about five-sixths of all known animal species
plecopteran, stone fly, stonefly - primitive winged insect with a flattened body; used as bait by fishermen; aquatic gilled larvae are carnivorous and live beneath stones
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Third-sixth supplements to the stoneflies of China (Order Plecoptera).
For example, the diversity of families and genera of order Plecoptera in southern areas of the continent increases in most Equatorial areas, and even within Equatorial areas there are specific altitudinal variations in the same taxa [19].
The order Plecoptera (Insecta) of Narino department, Colombia